Example sentences for: incredulity

How can you use “incredulity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The way to slip the accusation past this barrier of incredulity is to pose the idea indirectly, through satire--to savage your enemy with a smile.

  • Marco Polo’s account of life in legendary Cathay was received with incredulity in Europe, where it was suggested that his imagination had run wild.

  • To the extent the Republicans have held their fire, they have left Clinton alone in the arena to absorb the media's scrutiny, mockery, and incredulity.

  • When Liz processes the facts of Max's non-humanity, the scene lasts a minute or two, an eternity in TV time, in order to register her sequence of expressions: incredulity, hilarity, disgust at the cheesiness of the whole idea, terror, longing.

  • The comedy Outside Providence treats those dark years after Nixon got flushed away with just the right amount of gleeful nostalgia and horrified incredulity.


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