Then a little consortium of people in the psychedelic community—especially the most credentialed ones—presented their evidence.
The credentialed overclass centered in Washington and the universities despises people without elite educations.
The press should have reported every time Sarah Palin refused to meet with credentialed members of the media.
"that which entitles to credit," 1756, probably a back-formation from credentials. Earlier in English as an adjective, "confirming, corroborating" (late 15c.). As a verb, "provide with credentials," by 1828 (implied in dredentialed).