Incredible or Incredulous?

Incredible means "hard to believe," literally "not able to be believed."

Incredulous means "skeptical" or "unbelieving." It refers to a person's response.

The noun form of incredulous is incredulity. The opposite is credulous, or "gullible, believes anything."

Examples: Kim's story was incredible.

Arthur was incredulous as he listened to the story.

See also Credible, Credulous, or Creditable?


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