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  • n. Obsolete form of gullibility.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Gullibility.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Credulity; readiness to be duped; gullibility.

Etymologies

From cully to trick, cheat. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If there is not a fund of honest cullibility in man, so much the worse—my heart relented, and I gave up my second resolution as quietly as the first.

    55. The Case of Conscience. Paris

  • If the theist refuses to follow up the fanatic in every step of his cullibility, he is at least more inconsequent than the last, who having admitted upon hearsay an inconsistent, whimsical doctrine, also adopts upon report the ridiculous, strange means which it furnishes him.

    The System of Nature, Volume 2

  • There is, in short, in the men, when once they are caught, by the eye especially, a fund of cullibility that their lordly wisdom little dreams of, and in virtue of which the most sagacious of them are seen so often our dupes.

    Memoirs of Fanny Hill.

  • I suppose Mr. Gay will return from the Bath with twenty pounds more fiesh, and two hundred less in money: Providence never designed him to be above two and twenty, by his thoughtless - ness and cullibility.

    The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the account of his life ...

  • a fund of cullibility that their lordly wisdom little dreams of, and in virtue of which the most sagacious of them are seen so often our dupes.

    Fanny Hill, Part VII (second letter)

  • “Providence never designed him to be above two-and-twenty, by this thoughtlessness and cullibility.

    Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732)

  • "Providence never designed him to be above two-and-twenty, by this thoughtlessness and cullibility.

    Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732)

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