IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; FORMATION OF IDEAS

V. RESULTS OF REASONING

Credulity.

[Antonyms: incredulity.]

[Nouns] credulity, credulousness; gullible, cullibility; gross credulity, infatuation; self delusion, self deception; superstition; one's blind side; bigotry (obstinacy) [more]; hyperorthodoxy [more]; misjudgment [more].

credulous person (dupe) [more].

[Verbs] be credulous; jurare in verba magistri; follow implicitly; swallow, gulp down; take on trust; take for granted, take for gospel; run away with a notion, run away with an idea; jump to a conclusion, rush to a conclusion; think the moon is made of green cheese; take for granted, grasp the shadow for the substance; catch at straws.

impose upon (deceive) [more].

[Adjectives] credulous, gullible; easily deceived [more]; simple, green, soft, childish, silly, stupid; easily convinced; over-credulous, over confident, over trustful; infatuated, superstitious; confiding (believing) [more].

[Phrases] the wish the father to the thought; credo quia impossibile [Tertullian]; all is not gold that glitters; no es oro todo lo que reluce; omne ignotum pro magnifico.

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