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  • He was open-minded, but not credulous.   (source)
    credulous = too willing to believe
  • Even the humblest Party member is expected to be competent, industrious, and even intelligent within narrow limits, but it is also necessary that he should be a credulous and ignorant fanatic whose...   (source)
    credulous = more willing to believe than is logical
  • As our credulity switched back to her she leaned forward with enthusiasm.   (source)
    credulity = interest and willingness to believe
  • ...to move the dreamer ... to credulity...   (source)
    credulity = willingness to believe
  • "Credulous," he murmured, as our visitor departed, "but perhaps not more than most of her class."   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • They've all a touching credulity concerning tomorrows.   (source)
    credulity = gullibility (being too willing to believe)
  • He who had been a boy very credulous of life was no longer greatly interested in the possible and improbable adventures of each new day.   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • His voice alone inspires one with absolute credulity.   (source)
    credulity = willingness to believe
  • Antonia had the most trusting, responsive eyes in the world; love and credulousness seemed to look out of them with open faces.   (source)
    credulousness = trust (readiness to believe)
  • It is extraordinary how credulous the peasants are about here!   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • But if you are naturally vulgar and credulous, as all reformers are,   (source)
  • Ah, credulity of love!   (source)
    credulity = gullibility (being too willing to believe)
  • Tom bent down close to it and said, "Lady-bug, lady-bug, fly away home, your house is on fire, your children's alone," and she took wing and went off to see about it --which did not surprise the boy, for he knew of old that this insect was credulous ... and he had practised upon its simplicity more than once.   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • Really your organs of wonder and credulity are easily excited:   (source)
    credulity = gullibility (being too willing to believe)
  • What use were anger and protestations against her silly credulity?   (source)
  • Indeed, madame, you believe me too credulous!   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • Grandmother tried to cheer us with hopeful words, and they found an echo in the credulous hearts of youth.   (source)
    credulous = trusting (willing to believe)
  • ...she had inserted the neck of an old bottle, in such a manner that ... when there was the least wind, most doleful and lugubrious wailing sounds proceeded from it, which, in a high wind, increased to a perfect shriek, such as to credulous and superstitious ears might easily seem to be that of horror and despair.   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • What more was needed, simple and credulous as she was?   (source)
  • He was ... an odd mixture of small shrewdness and simple credulity.   (source)
    credulity = gullibility (being too willing to believe)
  • Those acute and long-practised senses, whose powers so often exceed the limits of all ordinary credulity,   (source)
    credulity = willingness to believe
  • In my confused and credulous state, the sight of the man in the demon mask startled me into wakefulness, the seductive warmth I had felt a moment ago vanished, leaving my body limp and leaden.†   (source)
  • I was ridiculous, credulous.†   (source)
  • Anna, I don't know what shocks me more in all this: that someone preys upon their desperate fellows, or that they besmirch the memory of Anys Gowdie in passing themselves off as her shade, or that people here are so desperate and credulous that they listen to these midnight whisperings and pay their last mite for these worthless amulets.†   (source)
  • But to depend on a government that must, itself, depend on thirteen other governments to fulfill its contracts would require a credulity rarely seen in the monetary transactions of mankind and unreconcilable with the usual sharp-sightedness of avarice.†   (source)
  • Since I realize that what I must now recount may strain the credulity of some of my readers; and since I have no technical knowledge whatsoever about radio, I can do no more than put forward an explanation given to me later by an expert, together with the assurance that no mere biologist could possibly have invented the sequence of events which followed.†   (source)
  • There comes a point in a narrative like this one when a certain injection of irony seems inappropriate, perhaps even "counterindicated"—despite the underlying impulse toward it—because of the manner in which irony tends so easily toward leadenness, thus taxing the reader's patience along with his or her credulity.†   (source)
  • She was credulous, perhaps; a born hero-worshipper; yet she did question and examine unceasingly.   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • Oh, Mr Clennam, can you really be so credulous?   (source)
  • No lurking horrors were to upbraid him for his easy credulity.   (source)
    credulity = gullibility (being too willing to believe)
  • Oh, in such cases the criminal is often amazingly shallow and credulous.   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • his credulous disciples believed that he had specifically fore-announced it, instead of only making a general prophecy   (source)
    credulous = too willing to believe
  • The advocates of the tinder-box-and-pedlar view considered the other side a muddle-headed and credulous set,   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • For she is credulous and good-hearted, and she believes everything from the goodness of her heart and…   (source)
    credulous = gullible (too willing to believe)
  • A man is never more credulous than in receiving favourable opinions on the beauty of a woman he is half, or quite, in love with;   (source)
    credulous = willing to believe
  • Master Kidderminster, grown too maturely turfy to be received by the wildest credulity as Cupid any more, had yielded to the invincible force of circumstances (and his beard), and...   (source)
    credulity = gullibility (being too willing to believe)
  • Seek no mercy from me, sir, in behalf of the fellow who has imposed upon your childish credulity, but let him expect the worst that I can do.   (source)
  • All these antique naturalists stood in advance of their centuries, yet were imbued with some of their credulity, and therefore were believed, and perhaps imagined themselves to have acquired from the investigation of Nature a power above Nature, and from physics a sway over the spiritual world.   (source)
  • a fond mother, though, in pursuit of praise for her children, the most rapacious of human beings, is likewise the most credulous; her demands are exorbitant; but she will swallow any thing;   (source)
    credulous = gullible (too willing to believe)
  • He made his face credulous, and the Danes laughed again.†   (source)
  • It's too theatrical, too tawdry, thinks Simon; it reeks of the small-town lecture halls of fifteen years ago, with their audiences of credulous store clerks and laconic farmers, and their drab wives, and the smooth-talking charlatans who used to dole out transcendental nonsense and quack medical advice to them as an excuse for picking their pockets.†   (source)
  • Racing had recently emerged from an era of corruption, and though incidents of foul play were now extremely rare, reporters tended to be overly suspicious of horsemen, accepted rumors of wrongdoing with credulity, and adopted a studied cynicism.†   (source)
  • He had come to give up, broken by grief, but in the madness of his trickster vanity or maybe just human vanity he could not resist one final laugh at the childish credulity of man, one last indifferent or partly indifferent sneer, or maybe one final ridiculous pretense that he was still indifferent, still had dignity.†   (source)
  • Of all those who had so foully tarnished the image of the modern South he was a leading mischief-maker, not really typical of Southern politicians but because of his blabbermouth and prominence rendering himself, in the eyes of the credulous, an archetypal image of the Southern statesman and thus polluting the name of whatever was good and decent and even exemplary in the South as surely and as wickedly as those anonymous sub-anthropoids who had recently slaughtered Bobby Weed.†   (source)
  • I suppose you consider me a rather credulous person.†   (source)
  • The accepting was to come later, along with the whole sum of entire outrage to credulity: these two people as husband and wife, the establishment as a business for eating, with the successive imported waitresses clumsy with the cheap dishes of simple food as business justified; and himself accepting, taking, during his brief and violent holiday like a young stallion in a state of unbelieving and ecstatic astonishment in a hidden pasture of tired and professional mares, himself in turn victim of nameless and unnumbered men.†   (source)
  • For how could the fear, the hatred, and the lunatic credulity which the Party needed in its members be kept at the right pitch, except by bottling down some powerful instinct and using it as a driving force?†   (source)
  • And would his religious, God-fearing, crime-abhorring mother be more credulous than they?†   (source)
  • He became credulous again, and rejoiced in sweating.†   (source)
  • A girl on a hilltop; credulous, plastic, young; drinking the air as she longed to drink life.†   (source)
  • But he had spent his credulous excitement of creation, and these routine details annoyed him.†   (source)
  • It was a world of good little people, comfortable, industrious, credulous.†   (source)
  • And so it happened that Adam was at once penetrating and credulous.†   (source)
  • He is often intolerant, still oftener credulous, but he never betrays an intention to deceive.†   (source)
  • The awe-stricken credulous slaves in the vicinity took it for the bones of one of the fallen angels.†   (source)
  • 'That I am not credulous?' said Miss Wade.†   (source)
  • Even the most manly men succumb to credulous, oblivious self-deception; the phenomenon is as natural as it is melancholy when the process of deterioration approaches its fatal end—natural and impersonal and beyond all individual conscious effort, much as the temptation to wander in circles overcomes someone who is lost or sleep ensnares someone freezing to death.†   (source)
  • Bertha has been behaving more than ever like a madwoman, and George's powers of credulity are very nearly exhausted.†   (source)
  • No, not that, but each alone was over-simple and incomplete,—the dreams of a credulous race-childhood, or the fond imaginings of the other world which does not know and does not want to know our power.†   (source)
  • He was, as a matter of fact, convinced that she had not; the anonymous letter had put the idea into his mind, but in a purely mechanical way; it had been received there with no credulity, but it had, for all that, remained there, and Swann, wishing to be rid of the burden—a dead weight, but none the less disturbing—of this suspicion, hoped that Odette would now extirpate it for ever.†   (source)
  • His mother laughed, and following him to the door, watched him down the road; and returning to the breakfast table, was very happy at the expense of her husband's credulity.†   (source)
  • He has abused your credulity and involved you all in an attempted fraud, for when all is said and done this claim is nothing else!†   (source)
  • The girl's highly strung imagination, her affectionate and credulous mind, the primitive education which had surrounded her childhood with a circle of legends, the constant brooding over her dead father and, above all, the state of sublime ecstasy into which music threw her from the moment that this art was made manifest to her in certain exceptional conditions, as in the churchyard at Perros; all this seemed to him to constitute a moral ground only too favorable for the malevolent designs of some mysterious and unscrupulous person.†   (source)
  • There was as yet nothing definable in the situation, which might well resolve itself into a huge joke on the part of the other two; but Lily had a vague sense that the subject of their experiment was too young, too rich and too credulous.†   (source)
  • His father, smiling shamefacedly at his own credulity, held up the talisman, as his son, with a solemn face, somewhat marred by a wink at his mother, sat down at the piano and struck a few impressive chords.†   (source)
  • A more critical, fastidious, handsome face, paler and colder, without Tanner's impetuous credulity and enthusiasm, and without a touch of his modern plutocratic vulgarity, but still a resemblance, even an identity.†   (source)
  • But the world listened only half credulously until the Fisk Jubilee Singers sang the slave songs so deeply into the world's heart that it can never wholly forget them again.†   (source)
  • on this phenomenon, and he formulated awkward, but clearheaded observations about it in his conversations with Naphta and Settembrini, when he would report to them about his cousin's condition; he was rebuked by the Italian, however, for observing that there was an underlying error in the conventional notion that philosophical credulity and sanguine trust in the good are expressions of health, whereas pessimism and condemnation of the world are signs of illness; because otherwise the bleak final state could not bring forth an optimism, compared to whose awful rosiness the preceding gloom seemed a coarse, but healthy expression of life.†   (source)
  • I rail at the theistic credulity of Voltaire, the amoristic superstition of Shelley, the revival of tribal soothsaying and idolatrous rites which Huxley called Science and mistook for an advance on the Pentateuch, no less than at the welter of ecclesiastical and professional humbug which saves the face of the stupid system of violence and robbery which we call Law and Industry.†   (source)
  • I insist that there's only one professional-man's wife in this town who doesn't plot, and that is you, you blessed, credulous outsider!†   (source)
  • For the second of welcome encounter this workman with the bandit mustache and the muddy overalls seemed nearer than any one else to the credulous youth which she was seeking to fight beside her, and she told him, as a cheerful anecdote, a little of her story.†   (source)
  • He was an older brother to Paul Riesling, swift to defend him, admiring him with a proud and credulous love passing the love of women.†   (source)
  • He threw out biting remarks on Lydgate's tricks, worthy only of a quack, to get himself a factitious reputation with credulous people.†   (source)
  • I could now find room to doubt the evidence of my senses; and seldom called up the subject at all but with wonder at extent of human credulity, and a smile at the vivid force of the imagination which I hereditarily possessed.†   (source)
  • But there was less equivocal testimony, which the credulity of the assembly, or of the greater part, greedily swallowed, however incredible.†   (source)
  • "And how did little Tim behave?" asked Mrs. Cratchit, when she had rallied Bob on his credulity, and Bob had hugged his daughter to his heart's content.†   (source)
  • Ellen started; for the earnestness and simple sincerity of her companion's manner had produced a certain degree of credulity, even on her buoyant mind.†   (source)
  • Muir, however, was not to be foiled by this self-denial and self-respect; for, believing he had a man of great truth and simplicity to deal with, he determined to practise on his credulity, as one means of getting rid of his rivalry.†   (source)
  • I throw out these queries for intelligent readers to answer, who know, at once, how credulous we are, and how sceptical, how soft and how obstinate, how firm for others and how diffident about ourselves: meanwhile, it is certain that our friend William Dobbin, who was personally of so complying a disposition that if his parents had pressed him much, it is probable he would have stepped down into the kitchen and married the cook, and who, to further his own interests, would have found the most insuperable difficulty in walking across the street, found himself as busy and eager in the conduct of George Osborne's affairs, as the most selfish tactician could be in the pursuit of his own.†   (source)
  • Which was his harmless revenge for having occasionally had his credulity too easily engaged in America.†   (source)
  • He narrated his career, in fact, from the beginning, through all its variations, and whenever his companion's credulity, or his habits of gentility, appeared to protest, it amused him to heighten the color of the episode.†   (source)
  • It is no wonder that I have learned it by heart and it has taken a literary form.... But can you really be so credulous as to think that I will print all this and give it to you to read too?†   (source)
  • Tell him that if he believes in miracles he must believe that—' 'There is no need to play on his credulity,' Bennett interrupted.†   (source)
  • Was he playing on my credulity?†   (source)
  • No girl then believes that she cannot become the wife of the man who loves her; and this renders all breaches of morality before marriage very uncommon: for, whatever be the credulity of the passions, a woman will hardly be able to persuade herself that she is beloved, when her lover is perfectly free to marry her and does not.†   (source)
  • And whereas there is now hardly a town of France or Italy in which you shall not see some noble countryman of our own, with that happy swagger and insolence of demeanour which we carry everywhere, swindling inn-landlords, passing fictitious cheques upon credulous bankers, robbing coach-makers of their carriages, goldsmiths of their trinkets, easy travellers of their money at cards, even public libraries of their books—thirty years ago you needed but to be a Milor Anglais, travelling in a private carriage, and credit was at your hand wherever you chose to seek it, and gentlemen, instead of cheating, were cheated.†   (source)
  • Frigid and yet friendly, frank yet cautious, shrewd yet credulous, positive yet skeptical, confident yet shy, extremely intelligent and extremely good-humored, there was something vaguely defiant in its concessions, and something profoundly reassuring in its reserve.†   (source)
  • Rosamond thought that no one could be more in love than she was; and Lydgate thought that after all his wild mistakes and absurd credulity, he had found perfect womanhood—felt as if already breathed upon by exquisite wedded affection such as would be bestowed by an accomplished creature who venerated his high musings and momentous labors and would never interfere with them; who would create order in the home and accounts with still magic, yet keep her fingers ready to touch the lute and transform life into romance at any moment; who was instructed to the true womanly limit and not a hair's-breadth beyond—docile, therefore, and ready to carry out behests which came from that limit.†   (source)
  • It is remarkable that what we call the world, which is so very credulous in what professes to be true, is most incredulous in what professes to be imaginary; and that, while, every day in real life, it will allow in one man no blemishes, and in another no virtues, it will seldom admit a very strongly-marked character, either good or bad, in a fictitious narrative, to be within the limits of probability.†   (source)
  • His features, keen and regular, with an aquiline nose, and piercing black eyes; his high and wrinkled forehead, and long grey hair and beard, would have been considered as handsome, had they not been the marks of a physiognomy peculiar to a race, which, during those dark ages, was alike detested by the credulous and prejudiced vulgar, and persecuted by the greedy and rapacious nobility, and who, perhaps, owing to that very hatred and persecution, had adopted a national character, in which there was much, to say the least, mean and unamiable.†   (source)
  • The way he went after that plump sister in the lace tucker, was an outrage on the credulity of human nature.†   (source)
  • But Father Paissy, frowning again, begged all of them, at least for a time, not to speak of the matter "till it be more fully confirmed, seeing there is so much credulity among those of this world, and indeed this might well have chanced naturally," he added, prudently, as it were to satisfy his conscience, though scarcely believing his own disavowal, a fact his listeners very clearly perceived.†   (source)
  • As the credulous and excited traveler related the hazardous chances of the wilderness, the blood of the timid curdled with terror, and mothers cast anxious glances even at those children which slumbered within the security of the largest towns.†   (source)
  • America, at the time of which we are writing, was remarkable for its attachment to the German family that then sat on the British throne; for, as is the fact with all provinces, the virtues and qualities that are proclaimed near the centre of power, as incense and policy, get to be a part of political faith with the credulous and ignorant at a distance.†   (source)
  • He would have liked to be able to say that his daughter's talents were appreciated, and that her crooked little daubs commanded a market; but it seemed a scandal to abuse the credulity of this free-handed stranger, who, without a suspicion or a question, had admitted him to equal social rights.†   (source)
  • With the aid of its content, a newspaper, and some skimming of the cream of the pie-stock, Flora got through the remainder of the day in perfect good humour; though occasionally embarrassed by the consequences of an idle rumour which circulated among the credulous infants of the neighbourhood, to the effect that an old lady had sold herself to the pie-shop to be made up, and was then sitting in the pie-shop parlour, declining to complete her contract.†   (source)
  • To the credulous mariners it seemed the same silent spout they had so long ago beheld in the moonlit Atlantic and Indian Oceans.†   (source)
  • But when David, unconscious of being observed, turned his head, and exposed his simple, mild countenance, in place of the haughty lineaments of their prisoner, it would have exceeded the credulity of even a native to have doubted any longer.†   (source)
  • Nor, credulous as such minds must have been, was this conceit altogether without some faint show of superstitious probability.†   (source)
  • In good time, though, to his great delight, the three salt-sea warriors would rise and depart; to his credulous, fable-mongering ears, all their martial bones jingling in them at every step, like Moorish scimetars in scabbards.†   (source)
  • Even brutes do not devour their young, nor savages make war upon their families; wherefore the assertion, if true, turns to her reproach; but it happens not to be true, or only partly so and the phrase PARENT or MOTHER COUNTRY hath been jesuitically adopted by the king and his parasites, with a low papistical design of gaining an unfair bias on the credulous weakness of our minds.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, the old sea-traditions, the immemorial credulities, popularly invested this old Manxman with preternatural powers of discernment.†   (source)
  • ...smiled credulously on the representative of His Majesty.   (source)
    credulously = in a trusting manner (ready to believe what is said)
  • I am the credulous man   (source)
    credulous = too willing to believe
  • he whose ignorant credulity will not come up to th' truth:   (source)
    credulity = gullibility (being too willing to believe)
  • modest wisdom plucks me from over-credulous haste:   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • A credulous father!   (source)
    credulous = too willing to believe
  • Such credulity would better become one of us weak women, than that wise sex which heaven hath formed for politicians.   (source)
    credulity = gullibility (being too willing to believe)
  • I have perused several books of travels with great delight in my younger days; but having since gone over most parts of the globe, and been able to contradict many fabulous accounts from my own observation, it has given me a great disgust against this part of reading, and some indignation to see the credulity of mankind so impudently abused.   (source)
  • But may not be so credulous of cure,   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • If he be credulous and trust my tale,   (source)
    credulous = too willing to believe
  • So glistered the dire Snake, and into fraud
    Led Eve, our credulous mother, to the tree
    Of prohibition, root of all our woe   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • A most poor credulous monster!   (source)
    credulous = too willing to believe
  • Thus credulous fools are caught;   (source)
  • though there are some, too, who say you showed yourself over-credulous in believing there was any possibility in the government of that island offered you by Senor Don Quixote.   (source)
    credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • Nay, call us ten times frail;
    For we are soft as our complexions are,
    And credulous to false prints.   (source)
    credulous = too willing to believe
  • The girl looked at the Count with an expression of incredulity.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "in-" in incredulity means not and reverses the meaning of credulity. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.
  • Sophie's eyes opened wide with incredulity.†   (source)
  • Harry asked, regarding Hermione with a mixture of admiration and incredulity.†   (source)
  • Aro was watching the same two, incredulity the strongest emotion on his face.†   (source)
  • His face clouded now with a visage of total incredulity.†   (source)
  • Dustfinger looked first at Mo, then at Meggie with an expression of incredulity on his face.†   (source)
  • Langdon hurried after her, and as they reached the pillars, Sophie was nodding with incredulity.†   (source)
  • The look of incredulity on his lace was unmistakable.†   (source)
  • Her tone was a mixture of playfulness and incredulity.†   (source)
  • Angela exclaimed with a note of incredulity.†   (source)
  • How could you possibly— But David dismissed both the question and her incredulity with a wave.†   (source)
  • The others listened with a mixture of fascination and, he suspected, some incredulity.†   (source)
  • I turned and looked at him with incredulity.†   (source)
  • I stare at the floor, ashamed at the incredulity on Mazen's face.†   (source)
  • The look that washed over his face was pure incredulity.†   (source)
  • "My God," whispered Jason, his incredulity all too apparent.†   (source)
  • But he could not keep a trace of incredulity out of his voice.†   (source)
  • "Sure, sure, sure," Kennerly whispered, the grin now touched with incredulity.†   (source)
  • His expression, in the lamplight, is a mixture of incredulity and confusion.†   (source)
  • HORNBECK (With a genuine incredulity) All?†   (source)
  • (With incredulity) You—you sent all the way home—for me†   (source)
  • He heard the incredulity in his own voice and winced inwardly.†   (source)
  • Lucky asked with incredulity, making the three Black gentlemen laugh heartily.†   (source)
  • He laughed at my expression of incredulity.†   (source)
  • It was all Tom could do to hide his incredulity.†   (source)
  • Michael Mompellion strode out the door in his shirt sleeves, anger and incredulity upon his face.†   (source)
  • The man blinked and refocused, staring at Max with a bleary mixture of annoyance and incredulity.†   (source)
  • Arms waved and mouths gaped open in incredulity as Seabiscuit came on, his ears wagging.†   (source)
  • This Roran had expected, but the magician's doubt was slight compared with Brigman's incredulity.†   (source)
  • His fingers came up, twisting and shaking, and his face was all wonder and joy and incredulity.†   (source)
  • His face and his hands indicate his incredulity.†   (source)
  • Then little by little a look of incredulity came.†   (source)
  • The young Rottenfuhrer's incredulity attested to that.†   (source)
  • Smiling slightly at the look of delighted incredulity on Neville's face, Professor McGonagall tapped a blank schedule with the tip of her wand and handed it, now carrying details of his new classes, to Neville.†   (source)
  • Simon, walking in front of Ralph, felt a flicker of incredulity—a beast with claws that scratched, that sat on a mountain-top, that left no tracks and yet was not fast enough to catch Samneric.†   (source)
  • "I did it first to pay the bills, to get us out from under, and then I guess —I mean some of those pieces are amazing, they fooled me, they were just sitting out in storage —" I suppose I'd been expecting incredulity, raised voices, outrage of some sort.†   (source)
  • The story was told in five minutes, by the end of which Ron's indignation had been replaced by a look of total incredulity.†   (source)
  • Yet the matter which I am going to discuss is at the root of my involvement in Prom Night, and if I am to clear my name, I must begin by recalling scenes which I find particularly painful....I have told this story before, most notoriously before the White Commission, which received it with incredulity.†   (source)
  • The wounded sergeant blew through his lips a sound of incredulity, as though he had never guessed that pain could be so vast.†   (source)
  • She left herself open, she entrusted herself, she gave herself over, she put herself at the mercy A little incredulity would have been a first line of defence.†   (source)
  • The lady took down the names, as she had taken down the names of his brothers and sisters, with growing incredulity.†   (source)
  • Sophie felt only incredulity.†   (source)
  • Steven was in the grade below him, and so they didn't cross paths very often, but when they did they shared their incredulity: these white kids left gold watches, hand TVs, name brand shoes, and wallets just lying around.†   (source)
  • A lot of people experience the world with the same incredulity as when a magician suddenly pulls a rabbit out of a hat which has just been shown to them empty.†   (source)
  • She looked up to find her copy of Spellman's Syllabary, and caught Fred, George and Harry all staring at her with expressions of mingled disgust and incredulity on their faces.†   (source)
  • When the Bishop left the Count's bedroom, the Count was frozen in place by a torrent of emotions—by feelings of fury, incredulity, self-recrimination, and fear.†   (source)
  • I couldn't hide my incredulity.†   (source)
  • Silas sat up now, rubbing his stiff muscles, his emotions a torrent of incredulity, appreciation, and confusion.†   (source)
  • Langdon's incredulity intensified with the realization that he had been slated to meet Saunière tonight.†   (source)
  • Incredulity tinged Sebastian's voice.†   (source)
  • The words passed from mouth to mouth, and there was universal incredulity, although the suggestion was communicated through the crowd with startling rapidity.†   (source)
  • He looked at her with incredulity.†   (source)
  • His sneer hardened into enraged incredulity as he spotted Katrina, who had shouldered her pack, removing any possibility that she was there only to help.†   (source)
  • MARTHA (Mock incredulity) Just a book!†   (source)
  • Nasuada looked at him with incredulity.†   (source)
  • John said with a hint of incredulity.†   (source)
  • His voice rose with fake incredulity.†   (source)
  • Support or incredulity, he didn't know.†   (source)
  • The confidence wavered and became first doubt, then incredulity before he calmed it into a friendly mask.†   (source)
  • He'd gone from incredulity to a state of constant horror over this impending sickness that was growing in his body at this very moment.†   (source)
  • "You saw what I just did," Jace said, incredulity rising in his voice, "and you're worried about me?"†   (source)
  • (Frightened at this telling) Well—well—it's out there in Clybourne Park— (Rum's radiance fades abruptly, and WALTER finally turns slowly to face his mother with incredulity and hostility) RUTH: Where†   (source)
  • "Hello, Noah," I said, but instead of responding with his usual greeting, he turned toward me with a look of incredulity.†   (source)
  • He was looking at her like a child at an unfamiliar nightmare, incredulity preventing it from becoming horror.†   (source)
  • The magistrate was taken by surprise by my action and asked me with some incredulity, "Have you anything more to say?"†   (source)
  • "Demands in the middle of the night from two employees?" asked Sefior Alvarado with an air of incredulity.†   (source)
  • When both Arya and Blodhgarm looked at him with incredulity, Eragon shrugged, embarrassed by his lack of education.†   (source)
  • Not really—I mean, I've got a lot to think about...Bellagrog turned to contemplate him with an expression of amused incredulity.†   (source)
  • Years ago, he had wondered with contemptuous incredulity about the fanatical sects that appeared among men in the dark corners of history, the sects who believed that man was trapped in a malevolent universe ruled by evil for the sole purpose of his torture.†   (source)
  • The locals at Santa Anita and the press outside the Bay Area greeted the raving headlines from San Francisco with incredulity.†   (source)
  • Jace clapped a hand to his belt—realized he was weaponless—and twisted around to see a familiar pair of blue eyes staring into his with utter incredulity "You're alive," Alec said—two short words, but there was a wealth of feeling behind them.†   (source)
  • Incredulity and indifference were her only reaction: incredulity, because she could not conceive of what would bring human beings to such a state-indifference, because she could not regard those who reached it, as human any longer.†   (source)
  • Andrew stayed at the open door and did not speak but merely kept looking into her eyes; his own eyes were as hard and bright as those of a bird and they spoke to her of a cold and bitter incredulity, as if he were accusing something or someone (even perhaps his sister) which it was useless beyond words to accuse.†   (source)
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