Example sentences for: incredulity

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

  • 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 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.

  • The campaign for AT&T's "Single One Rate" plan thus features Paul Reiser going around talking to people about how now every long-distance call they make with AT&T will cost just 7 cents a minute, while those he talks to react with a mix of befuddlement and incredulity, peppering him with questions that show that they just don't get what 7-cents-a-minute really means.

  • 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.

  • Praise also goes to comedian Mike Nichols' film-acting debut: His "timing is flawless, his speech peppered with strange pauses through which we grasp the full weight of his irony, derision, and sheer incredulity at the peculiarity of the human phenomena that surround him" (Leslie Camhi, the Village Voice ). (Slate's Sarah Kerr argues that the movie is merely pretentious.)

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