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incredulous
used in Babbitt

4 uses
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Definition
unbelieving; or having difficulty accepting something so unexpected
  • Babbitt incredulously saw that it was Chum Frink.
    Chapter 23 (27% in)
incredulously = with disbelief
  • In the taxicab Babbitt incredulously found tears crowding into his eyes.
    Chapter 20 (66% in)
  • With his head throbbing, his tongue and lips stinging from cigarettes, he incredulously counted the number of drinks he had taken, and groaned, "I got to quit!"
    Chapter 29 (19% in)
  • Incredulously he remembered that he had by his roaring familiarity with them laid himself open to the patronizing of youths whom he would have kicked out of his office; that by dancing too ardently he had exposed himself to rebukes from the rattiest of withering women.
    Chapter 29 (61% in)

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