Meaning of credulence in English:

credulence

Pronunciation /ˈkrɛdjʊləns/ /ˈkrɛdjʊl(ə)ns/ /ˈkrɛdʒʊləns/

See synonyms for credulence

noun

rare
  • Ready belief; credulity.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Bayly (d. c1657), Church of England clergyman and Roman Catholic controversialist. From credulent see -ence.