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Definition of Credulous


  1. Apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon; unsuspecting.
  2. Believed too readily.

Credulous Quotations

The most positive men are the most credulous.
Alexander Pope

Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
Bertrand Russell

The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible.
Alexander Chase

When people are bewildered they tend to become credulous.
Calvin Coolidge

The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery.
William Kingdon Clifford
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Credulous Translations

credulous in Dutch is lichtgelovig
credulous in Norwegian is godtroende
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