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 ?
He looked incredulously at the house, and then he wheeled about, and looked more incredulously still at me.
said Adam incredulously, amused in spite of himself.
I should like to see it," said Kennedy, incredulously.
He stared incredulously at the small array of bottles and turned swiftly around.
Glancing over her exercise, I found that several lines had been omitted, but what was written contained very few faults; I instantly inscribed "Bon" at the bottom of the page, and returned it to her; she smiled, at first incredulously, then as if reassured, but did not lift her eyes; she could look at me, it seemed, when perplexed and bewildered, but not when gratified; I thought that scarcely fair.
I laughed incredulously as Sherlock Holmes leaned back in his settee and blew little wavering rings of smoke up to the ceiling.
she cried incredulously, swiftly looking, then running for the telescope.
The diners accepted the revelation in various ways--some incredulously, some with congratulations; others turned upon her the stream of badinage that had hitherto been directed at Aileen alone.
The amount of dog poo on all the pavements and, incredulously, on the bridge walk across the reservoir, which is on the school run, is appalling.
The "overwhelmed" 17-year-old has received an incredible 40 job offers and has watched incredulously as more than PS10,000 has been pledged by generous donors to help appease his financial concerns.
After listing all the banned vehicle, the person posting the image then asks incredulously, "but pedestrians are actually not banned from walking on the highway?
Anchor Karen Davila then asked Alvarez incredulously, 'What is the Congress' business with that?