Noun(1) the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true(2) a kind of sideboard or buffet
(1) This lends credence to the theory that one channels the powers beyond when writing, because really, I don't think I could seriously write that.(2) psychoanalysis finds little credence among laymen(3) When the government is giving you millions of dollars to show a drug is harmful, you're going to give more credence to experiments that show it is, no matter how flawed, because your career depends on it.(4) His ideas have been twisted into evolutionary psychology, a pseudo-science which is given surprising credence .(5) In spite of the falsehoods in our press, it seems to me this last year I've never seen so many lies accepted and given credence to than in all my 56 years.(6) The existence of palm leaf libraries lends credence to the proletariat nature of ancient Oriya literature.(7) In fact, scholarly research lends credence to the observational accounts of the mainstream news media and the conventional wisdom of partisan practitioners.(8) Nevertheless, the idea has survived, gaining credence even in official circles, and continues to be invoked in any discussion, official or otherwise, of the future of the Egyptian theatre.(9) It also lends credence to the notion that the availability of gambling opportunities is correlated positively with the incidence of problem and pathological gambling behaviors.(10) a credence table(11) When you have either a political or ideological bias there is a great temptation to ignore contrary facts and information as a matter of deliberate policy or because you subconsciously give them little credence .(12) Opponents certainly give little credence to these reports, in part because they know their own lists usually include some fiction.(13) It almost lends credence to the prosecution's case.(14) The name of the place also lends credence to his theory.(15) This observation lends credence to the view that the Ohio Prairie Peninsula prairies developed through migration from the west.(16) A decision from the ethics committee lends credence , just by its existence, to the moral correctness of that decision.
1. belief ::
2. credibility ::
3. acceptance ::
4. credenza ::
1. distrust ::
2. mistrust ::
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