Definitions for: Credulous


[adj] disposed to believe on little evidence; "the gimmick would convince none but the most credulous"
[adj] showing a lack of judgment or experience; "so credulous he believes everything he reads"



Webster (1913) Definition: Cred"u*lous (kr?d"?-l?s; 135), a. [L. credulus, fr.
credere. See Creed.]
1. Apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon;
unsuspecting. --Landor.

Eve, our credulous mother. --Milton.

2. Believed too readily. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.

Synonyms: credible, overcredulous, unquestioning

Antonyms: incredulous

See Also: believable, naif, naive, trustful, trusting

Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat



Related Resources:
animals beginning with g
animals begin with o