- not credulous; disinclined or indisposed to believe; skeptical.
- indicating or showing unbelief: an incredulous smile.
Origin of incredulous
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Examples from the Web for incredulously
Contemporary Examples of incredulously
She adds, incredulously, “She was the maid, but David would have to drive her home in the middle of the night?!”Is Arnold Schwarzenegger Still Lying?
A. L. Bardach
September 30, 2012
“There were protests in Europe, New York, and even Saudi Arabia,” she says incredulously.Samira Ibrahim, ‘Virginity Test’ Victim, Fights Egypt’s Military Rule
March 19, 2012
“Elizabeth met Hazel for the first time two years ago in Little Rock, and now...they are friends,” Oprah said incredulously.Oprah Disses a Civil-Rights Icon
October 28, 2011
Seeing himself, his soon-to-be-wife, and his future in-laws, Marc Mezvinsky said incredulously, “Can you f--ing believe it?”Why America Needed Chelsea's Wedding
August 1, 2010
Historical Examples of incredulously
I looked at him incredulously, and my father's face expressed no little astonishment.Freeland
He was studying it incredulously, when Sunnysides suddenly resolved all doubts.The Heart of Thunder Mountain
Edfrid A. Bingham
She raised her eyes, and Lieut. D'Hubert stared into them incredulously.A Set of Six
Thorvald stared at him incredulously, then with a growing spark of interest.Storm Over Warlock
She thought she saw him look at her incredulously in the dark, but was not sure.The Call of the Blood
Robert Smythe Hichens
- (often foll by of) not prepared or willing to believe (something); unbelieving