incredulous


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Synonyms for incredulous

refusing or reluctant to believe

Antonyms for incredulous

not disposed or willing to believe

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I was interested, a little incredulous, and considerably surprised.
The sea is the sailor's true element, and Marlow, lingering on shore, was to me an object of incredulous commiseration like a bird, which, secretly, should have lost its faith in the high virtue of flying.
Japp's face grew grave, though Summerhaye gave an incredulous snort.
The two detectives strode away, Summerhaye with an incredulous grin on his face.
As such a man, however, was not of much practical use in the ship, especially as he refused to work except when he pleased, the incredulous captain would fain have been rid of him; but apprised that that individual's intention was to land him in the first convenient port, the archangel forthwith opened all his seals and vials -- devoting the ship and all hands to unconditional perdition, in case this intention was carried out.
My life is shaken to its roots; sleep has left me; the deadliest terror sits by me at all hours of the day and night; and I feel that my days are numbered, and that I must die; and yet I shall die incredulous.
But the incredulous Stuart was not convinced, and when the hand was finished, said eagerly: "You have a strange way, Ralph, of proving that the world has grown smaller.
IN an age of fake news I wondered if FC Osborne's incredulous offering was a fake letter (Birmingham Mail, April 10).
I'm incredulous that Wales will have no representation on new passports.
ALTHOUGH they do say that fools and their money are easily parted, it is incredulous to believe that anyone would be so idiotic as to procure evidence of cultural philistinism from the region, and worse than that, evidence of fragrant mismanagement of the finances of council taxpayers at the time.
It's incredulous and scandalous that he'd try to bring one of his countrymen into something that is totally untrue.
In Hinduism some animals are revered as avatars of the gods, a belief expressed by an incredulous wedding guest who confronted the police.
The statement was seen as a demand for former editor Rebekah Brooks to be fired as News International's Incredulous.
It was an incredulous decision to allow James and Owen-Roe McDermott to return to where they destroyed so many young lives.
Maggie Smith as an incredulous vicar''s wife and Thora Hird, pictured right, as two differently stricken widows were particular stand-outs.