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  • He would not give the idea credence even in his own mind. Cited from The Automobile Girls At Washington, by Laura Dent Crane
  • The greater part of those present gave credence to what she said. Cited from Verner's Pride, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Based on historical sources, no one else appears to have given the story credence.
  • There could be no doubt about it, beyond credence though it was to the girl! Cited from Janice Meredith, by Paul Leicester Ford
  • But he would neither hear, nor give credence to her words. Cited from French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France, by France
  • I would give no credence to them if they lacked information as to one only. Cited from Marius the Epicurean, Vol. II, by Walter Pater
  • In this country one never can tell whether such a report is worthy of credence. Cited from Inca Land, by Hiram Bingham
  • I must ask my friends not to give credence to them. Cited from Annie Besant, An Autobiography, by Annie Besant
  • They'd give small credence to what we've got to show. Cited from Flower of the North, by James Oliver Curwood
  • But only very few among us were aware of it and they received little credence from the others. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Mar 1915, V. 1, No. 1
  • What claims to our credence and allegiance could either of them set up? Cited from The Church and Modern Life, by Washington Gladden
  • No report was too highly colored to find easy credence among the simple country folk. Cited from In Clive's Command, by Herbert Strang
  • How much credence should we put on these people?
  • How little confidence, how little credence she soon gives to his word that was once so sacred to her! Cited from Six Women, by Victoria Cross
  • I wish you'd tell me before we leave just how much credence you give this buried treasure story? Cited from Blacksheep! Blacksheep!, by Meredith Nicholson
  • And what harm does it do to you to give such credence?
  • This wild notion having once got into her head, received instant credence. Cited from Thaddeus of Warsaw, by Jane Porter
  • The likely purpose of the list was to give credence to the text.
  • The multiple source effect occurs when people give more credence to ideas that are stated by multiple sources.
  • "So near us, and escaped -- but what credence would you place in him?" Cited from Snarley-yow, by Frederick Marryat
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Words starting with credence

Meaning of credence

  • noun The mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    he gave credence to the gossip, acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years