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  • gullibility — index credulity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • gullibility — 1793, earlier cullibility (1728), probably from GULL (Cf. gull) (2) dupe, sucker + ABILITY (Cf. ability) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gullibility — credulity (see under CREDULOUS) Antonyms: astuteness …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Gullibility — is a failure of social intelligence in which a person is easily tricked or manipulated into an ill advised course of action. It is closely related to credulity, which is the tendency to believe unlikely propositions that are unsupported by… …   Wikipedia

  • gullibility — gullible ► ADJECTIVE ▪ easily persuaded to believe something; credulous. DERIVATIVES gullibility noun gullibly adverb. ORIGIN from GULL(Cf. ↑gull) …   English terms dictionary

  • gullibility — noun see gullible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gullibility — noun The quality of readily believing information, truthful or otherwise, usually to an absurd extent. Syn: credulity See Also: to gull, gullible, gullibly …   Wiktionary

  • gullibility — gul|li|bil|i|ty [ ,gʌlə bıləti ] noun uncount the tendency to be gullible …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gullibility — gul·li·bil·i·ty || ‚gÊŒlÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ n. credulity, naivete, quality of being easily deceived …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gullibility — n. (Colloq.) Weak credulity …   New dictionary of synonyms

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