Example sentences for: incredulity

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

  • 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.)

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

  • As a member of Broderick's team, the spiky, forward redhead Vicki Lewis could have walked off with the picture if she hadn't been brushed aside in favor of a dumb blond aspiring TV reporter, played by Maria Pitillo--a sitcom actress who can't utter a line without the left side of her mouth curling up in Valley Girl incredulity or down in Valley Girl petulance.

  • Here, he curls his body into a sneer, and he's probably the only white man in movies who's wiry enough to trounce a bunch of black guys on a basketball court and not leave the audience snickering in incredulity.

  • 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.


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