incredulously


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in·cred·u·lous

 (ĭn-krĕj′ə-ləs)
adj.
1. Skeptical; disbelieving: incredulous of stories about flying saucers.
2. Expressive of disbelief: an incredulous stare.

[From Latin incrēdulus : in-, not; see in-1 + crēdulus, believing; see credulous.]

in·cred′u·lous·ly adv.
in·cred′u·lous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.incredulously - in an incredulous mannerincredulously - in an incredulous manner; "the woman looked up at her incredulously"
believingly, credulously - in a credulous manner; "the children followed the teacher credulously"
Translations

incredulously

[ɪnˈkredjʊləslɪ] ADVcon incredulidad

incredulously

[ɪnˈkrɛdjʊləsli] adv [say] → avec incrédulité

incredulously

advungläubig, skeptisch; look alsozweifelnd

incredulously

[ɪnˈkrɛdjʊləslɪ] advincredulamente
References in classic literature ?
At the sight of the great man, Spear flushed crimson, and then his look of despair slowly disappeared; and into his eyes there came incredulously hope and gratitude.
Wickfield, shaking his head and smiling incredulously.
She looked incredulously at the dapper young gentleman who spoke.
I laughed incredulously as Sherlock Holmes leaned back in his settee and blew little wavering rings of smoke up to the ceiling.
Guppy looked incredulously at his friend, and at his mother, who suddenly turned very angry, and at the floor, and at the ceiling.
Isabella smiled incredulously and talked the rest of the evening to James.
I should like to see it," said Kennedy, incredulously.
It is a pretty story," said Infadoos incredulously.
added Hippolyte, gazing incredulously at the prince's calm demeanour.
He stared incredulously at the small array of bottles and turned swiftly around.
she cried incredulously, swiftly looking, then running for the telescope.
Jacob Wilkins, standing in the open door, sniffed incredulously.