Definition of Overcredulity

1. Noun. Too much credulity.

Generic synonyms: Credulity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overcredulity

overcount
overcounted
overcounting
overcounts
overcover
overcovered
overcovering
overcovers
overcoy
overcram
overcrammed
overcramming
overcrams
overcraw
overcraws
overcredulity (current term)
overcredulous
overcritical
overcritically
overcriticize
overcriticized
overcriticizes
overcriticizing
overcrop
overcropped
overcropping
overcrops
overcrossing
overcrow
overcrowd

Literary usage of Overcredulity

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1. Do the Dead Depart?: And Other Questions by Emily Katherine Bates (1908)
"Such a book is undoubtedly a most useful " drag" upon overcredulity in investigators. We must however keep a perfectly level head in these questions and be ..."

2. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1905)
"He mentioned the fact to some philosophical friends in England, but was thought to have been beguiled by his overcredulity. A paper prompted by his ..."

3. Elements of Rhetoric: A Course in Plain Prose Composition by Alphonso Gerald Newcomer (1898)
"overcredulity, Unjust discrimination between old and new books. Further reasons for reading. General culture. Information. Conversation. Production. ..."

4. The Mysticism of Johann Joseph Von Görres as a Reaction Against Rationalism by Mary Gonzaga (1920)
"... attributed to the workings of Mysticism, a philosophical system which may lead into the worst follies of overcredulity if misdirected and misapplied. ..."

5. Formation of Coal Beds by John James Stevenson (1913)
"... forests were not discovered in the older rocks; yet some authors seem to believe that one is chargeable with overcredulity if he regard buried stumps as ..."

6. Skin Grafting for Surgeons and General Practitioners by Leonard Freeman (1912)
"Prom sneering indifference, the surgical world then passed to overcredulity, in which exaggerated notions were held regarding the possibilities of the ..."

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