gullibility

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gullibility (countable and uncountable, plural gullibilities)

  1. The quality of readily believing information, truthful or otherwise, usually to an absurd extent.
    • 2017 February 20, Paul Mason, “Climate scepticism is a far-right badge of honour – even in sweltering Australia”, in the Guardian[1]:
      What distinguishes the core of the rightwing populist electorate is its gullibility to idiocy-promoting rhetoric against climate science.

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