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incredulity

[in-kri-doo-li-tee, -dyoo-] /ˌɪn krɪˈdu lɪ ti, -ˈdyu-/
noun
1.
the quality or state of being incredulous; inability or unwillingness to believe.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English incredulite < Latin incrēdulitās. See incredulous, -ity
Synonyms
disbelief, skepticism, doubt.
Antonyms
faith.
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British Dictionary definitions for in-credulity

incredulity

/ˌɪnkrɪˈdjuːlɪtɪ/
noun
1.
lack of belief; scepticism
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Word Origin and History for in-credulity

incredulity

n.

"disbelieving frame of mind," early 15c., from Middle French incrédulité, from Latin incredulitatem (nominative incredulitas), noun of quality from incredulus (see incredible).

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