credence among

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  • No report was too highly colored to find easy credence among the simple country folk. Cited from In Clive's Command, by Herbert Strang
  • You are the slave to the opinions which have credence among the people you have known and have read about. Cited from The Sea Wolf, by Jack London
  • This approach has found credence among a large share of Uzbekistan's population, although such a position may not be sustainable in the long run.
  • At this period, tales of the marvellous gained great credence among sailors. Cited from Solitary of Juan Fernandez, or The Real Robinson Crusoe, by Saintine
  • Stories of this kind found ready credence among the rabble, stories believed by such men even as Tacitus and Pliny. Cited from Quo Vadis, The Time of Nero, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • In periods of turmoil and unrest such venomous fabrications may gain credence among the ignorant and may poison their minds. Cited from The History of a Lie, by Herman Bernstein
  • These obtain circulation and credence among all classes, and, whether true or not, operate disadvantageously to the interests of both the planters and the freedmen. Cited from Report on the Condition of the South, Carl Schurz
  • The wildest stories, now known to have had no foundation, were circulated and obtained ready credence among the people of the North, already wrought up to the highest pitch of excitement. Cited from Personal Reminiscences, by Stephen Field and George C. Gorham
  • It found some credence among linguists but was not generally adopted until the creation of the Baltic states as part of the settlement of World War I in 1919.
  • The concept is gaining credence among public and private sector leaders who argue that resilience should be given equal weight to preventing terrorist attacks in U.S. homeland security policy.
  • Though false, this rumour gained much credence among the Russians and vilified Hadji Murad's reputation.
  • The announcement of these, in language and gesture indicating his assurance of their reality, gained for him credence among the people, as well as chiefs of his nation, and he was received as a prophet. Cited from Account of Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha, by John Niles Hubbard
  • This half-barbarous crowd had the ancient faith in the gods unweakened, and the legends, which had become dim to pure Greek and Roman, some of which had originated in their immediate neighbourhood, still found full credence among them. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Acts, by Maclaren
  • Popular psychology (or pop psychology or pop psych) is the concepts and theories about human mental life and behavior that are purportedly based on psychology and that find credence among and pass muster with the populace.
  • The enemies of John Knox invented a similar tale, which found ready credence among the Roman Catholics; glad to attach any stigma to that grand scourge of the vices of their church. Cited from Memoirs of Popular Delusions V2, by Charles MacKay
  • While Gould is celebrated for the color and energy of his prose, as well as his massive interdisciplinary knowledge, critics such as Scott have concerns that the theory has gained undeserved credence among non-scientists because of Gould's rhetorical skills.
  • That these things had been effected by a poor creature, a man of the most ordinary capacity, was an assertion which might easily find credence among the nonjuring parsons who congregated at Sam's Coffee-house, but which moved the laughter of the veteran politicians of Versailles. Cited from History of England, James II V. 4, Macaulay
  • Big hART's Namatjira project was also incepted during Ngapartji Ngapartji's lifetime as Elton Wirri (artist and project participant) provided the link to the Hermannsburg community and helped promote Big hART as a company of credence among elders.