Credulous vs Unsuspecting - What's the difference?

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Credulous is a related term of unsuspecting.


As adjectives the difference between credulous and unsuspecting

is that credulous is excessively ready to believe things; gullible while unsuspecting is of or pertaining to lack of suspicion .

credulous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Excessively ready to believe things; gullible.
  • (obsolete) Believed too readily.
  • Derived terms

    * credulously * credulousness

    Synonyms

    * naive, unworldly * See also:

    Antonyms

    * incredulous

    References

    * (etymology)

    unsuspecting

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to lack of suspicion .
  • He easily shot the unsuspecting target