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credulous
used in My Antonia

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Definition
gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • Antonia had the most trusting, responsive eyes in the world; love and credulousness seemed to look out of them with open faces.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (84% in)
credulousness = trust (readiness to believe)

(Editor's note:  The suffix "-ness" converts an adjective to a noun that means the quality of. This is the same pattern you see in words like darkness, kindness, and coolness.)
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