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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The state of being easily deceived.

Usage examples (40)
  • The great enemies of intellectual life are superstition, gullibility, and fallacious reasoning.
  • The current estimate of the sea-gull as an intellectual force is compressed into the word "gullibility" -- a verbal monument of contempt.
  • Still, as politicians know, the human need to believe - aka gullibility - is immense.
  • A close friend of the family, McDonough recalled a gullibility that humanized Santo in a way that made him so appealing. for more
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