in-credulity

incredulity

[in-kri-doo-li-tee, -dyoo-]
noun
the quality or state of being incredulous; inability or unwillingness to believe.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English incredulite < Latin incrēdulitās. See incredulous, -ity


disbelief, skepticism, doubt.


faith.
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incredulity (ˌɪnkrɪˈdjuːlɪtɪ)
 
n
lack of belief; scepticism

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incredulity
"disbelieving frame of mind," early 15c., from Fr. incrédulité, from L. incredulitatem, noun of quality from incredulus (see incredible).
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