Cullibility
Cullibility \Cul`li*bil"i*ty\ (-l?-b?l"?-ty), n. [From cully to trick, cheat.] Gullibility. [R.] --Swift. [1913 Webster]

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  • cullibility — cul·li·bil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • cullibility — ˌkələˈbiləd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: cully (I) + bility : gullibility …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gullibility — is a failure of social intelligence in which a person is easily tricked or manipulated into an ill advised course of action. It is closely related to credulity, which is the tendency to believe unlikely propositions that are unsupported by… …   Wikipedia

  • Gull — (g[u^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gulled} (g[u^]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gulling}.] [Prob. fr. gull the bird; but cf. OSw. gylla to deceive, D. kullen, and E. cullibility.] To deceive; to cheat; to mislead; to trick; to defraud. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gulled — Gull Gull (g[u^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gulled} (g[u^]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gulling}.] [Prob. fr. gull the bird; but cf. OSw. gylla to deceive, D. kullen, and E. cullibility.] To deceive; to cheat; to mislead; to trick; to defraud. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gulling — Gull Gull (g[u^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gulled} (g[u^]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gulling}.] [Prob. fr. gull the bird; but cf. OSw. gylla to deceive, D. kullen, and E. cullibility.] To deceive; to cheat; to mislead; to trick; to defraud. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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