Difference Between Credulity and CredulousCredulity is a tendency to believe too readily: “The boss questioned the credulity of the new officer who believed anything his juniors said.”

Credulous is inclined to believe almost anything; gullible; naive: “Youngsters are generally credulous and fall readily into the traps of marketers.”

With the appearance of credulous behavior, the young woman told acredible story of the school competition during which the students gave acreditable performance of a mystery play which stretched the credulity of the audience.