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incredulous
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
unbelieving; or having difficulty accepting something so unexpected
  • Though suspicion was very far from Miss Bennet's general habits, she was absolutely incredulous here.
    Chapter 59 (8% in)
incredulous = unbelieving
  • With many compliments to them, and much self-gratulation on the prospect of a connection between the houses, he unfolded the matter—to an audience not merely wondering, but incredulous; for Mrs. Bennet, with more perseverance than politeness, protested he must be entirely mistaken; and Lydia, always unguarded and often uncivil, boisterously exclaimed: "Good Lord!
    Chapter 23 (5% in)
  • Elizabeth looked at her sister with incredulous solicitude, but said nothing.
    Chapter 24 (26% in)

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