CREDULITY—(1) The exercise of mind in accepting the testimony of others; (2)
facility of assent, in absence of sufficient evidence" (Lotze, Microcosmus,
374; Smith, Theory of Moral Sentiments, pt. VII. sec. 4; Reid, Inquiry, ch.
sec. 24; Active Powers, essay III. pt. I. ch. II.; Stewart, Active Powers, bk.
IV. pt. I. ch. III.).