Meaning of “incredulous” in the English Dictionary

"incredulous" in British English

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incredulousadjective

uk /ɪnˈkredʒ.ə.ləs/ us /ɪnˈkredʒ.ə.ləs/
incredulously
adverb uk /ɪnˈkredʒ.ə.ləs.li/ us /ɪnˈkredʒ.ə.ləs.li/

"Did you see that?" she asked incredulously.
incredulity
noun [ U ] uk /ˌɪn.krəˈdʒuː.lə.ti/ us /ˌɪn.krəˈduː.lə.t̬i/

He felt a sense of incredulity, anger, and pain at the accusation made against him.

(Definition of “incredulous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incredulous" in American English

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incredulousadjective

us /ɪnˈkredʒ·ə·ləs/

not wanting or not able to believe, and usually showing this:

"Why am I here?" the witness responded in an incredulous tone.

(Definition of “incredulous” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)