credulity definition

  • noun:
    • A disposition to trust too readily.
    • A willingness to believe in someone or something into the absence of reasonable evidence; credulousness.
    • Readiness of belief; a disposition to believe on small proof.
    • A weak or ignorant neglect for the nature or energy associated with research where a belief is established; generally, a disposition, arising from weakness or ignorance, to trust too easily, particularly impossible or outrageous things.
    • Synonyms Fanaticism, Bigotry, etc.
    • See superstition.
    • tendency to believe easily

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