Origin of credulous
Examples from the Web for credulous
But instead of fighting the trend, too many of us simply capitulate—lazy, credulous fools that we are.
It is bad enough when credulous but healthy people buy worthless cleanse kits and eat too much kale.
And another story today at the Jewish Press, under a credulous headline, admitted the story might not be right in its lede.How Israeli Government Officials Fueled A Conspiracy Website Story About Iran|Ali Gharib|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I am increasingly convinced that liberals are repeating the mistakes made by credulous Bush-era conservatives.
We cynically reject any attempt at sincerity nowadays, but when it comes to the past we are as credulous as little children.
This little fiction is to amuse the credulous, and would be 'important if true.'Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life|Thomas Wallace Knox
Who could be so credulous as to believe that minute organic forms could live through the boiling process?The Relations of Science and Religion|Henry Calderwood
They are generally people of low intellect, credulous dispositions, and weak nerves.There is no Death|Florence Marryatt
The most credulous of mortals is he who is persuaded of his incredulity.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8|Ambrose Bierce
Rupert Sinclair could be no longer the credulous and unsuspecting victim of a subtile and self-interested world.
Word Origin for credulous
1570s, from Latin credulus "that easily believes, trustful," from credere "to believe" (see credo). Related: Credulously; credulousness.