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incredulous
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

8 uses
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Definition
unbelieving; or having difficulty accepting something so unexpected
  • I am not a banker, like M. Danglars, but I am quite as incredulous as he is.
    Chapters 53-54 (88% in)
incredulous = unbelieving; or having difficulty believing
  • "It is the declaration of Cardinal Spada, and the will so long sought for," replied Edmond, still incredulous.
    Chapters 17-18 (95% in)
  • "Who live upon the stones, I suppose," said Franz with an incredulous smile.
    Chapters 31-32 (5% in)
  • "I tell you what, Sir Franz," cried Albert, "you deserve to be called out for such a misgiving and incredulous glance as that you were pleased to bestow on me just now."
    Chapters 33-34 (88% in)
  • "And these tablets are brought to you that you may add your prayers to those of the faithful, are they?" asked Franz somewhat incredulously.
    Chapters 33-34 (95% in)
  • "But," said Beauchamp, who, as became a journalist, was very incredulous, "you always carry this drug about you?"
    Chapters 39-40 (67% in)
  • "You seem incredulous," said Monte Cristo, who repeated to Ali in the Arabic language what he had just been saying to Baptistin in French.
    Chapters 45-46 (67% in)
  • Although master of himself, Monte Cristo, scrutinized with irrepressible curiosity the magistrate whose salute he returned, and who, distrustful by habit, and especially incredulous as to social prodigies, was much more despised to look upon "the noble stranger," as Monte Cristo was already called, as an adventurer in search of new fields, or an escaped criminal, rather than as a prince of the Holy See, or a sultan of the Thousand and One Nights.
    Chapters 47-48 (62% in)

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