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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Credulous  \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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  credulous 
  adj  1:  disposed  to  believe  on  little  evidence;  "the  gimmick  would 
  convince  none  but  the  most  credulous"  [ant:  {incredulous}] 
  2:  showing  a  lack  of  judgment  or  experience;  "so  credulous  he 
  believes  everything  he  reads" 




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