Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In an incredulous manner; tending to disbelieve: skeptically.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an incredulous manner; with incredulity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an incredulous manner; with incredulity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an incredulous manner

Etymologies

incredulous +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She spoke his name incredulously, clutching her child closer to her.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • He waited, while Abel and Nicolo looked incredulously from the map to him, and then at each other.

    Spice and the Devil's Cave

  • "Do you mean to say," incredulously, "that since you know who did it, he'll ever have another opportunity?"

    The Fighting Shepherdess

  • Lynn says she turned 'incredulously' towards her mother, who had by this time started teaching drama in a local school, but she agreed with her husband.

    Home | Mail Online

  • A clue to the district's defense might be contained in one line of the lawsuit that notes that "incredulously," the student reporters "now appear to be claiming that the students actually agreed to have their names included and to have the intimate details of their private sexual histories announced to the entire student body via the JagWire article."

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Local News

  • Watch him, "incredulously," tryin 'to quirt his horse across the crick! "

    The Dude Wrangler

  • He couldn't talk of anything else when I-- you don't mean to say "-- incredulously --" that he made a success of that! "

    The Devolutionist and the Emancipatrix

  • You still believe, "incredulously," in a government of the sort he contemplated? "

    The Devolutionist and the Emancipatrix

  • “And they coat it in something yellow?” she asks incredulously.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • “Is that a phonograph?” a girl breathed incredulously behind Bella.

    Uprising

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  • "Hadn't you ever seen snow fall before?, he asked incredulously."- Twilight, Stephanie Meyer, pg.39

    October 27, 2010