So, there had to be a willing suspension of disbelief when we heard Rahul Gandhi inveigh against the lack of rules or conventions in the Congress party and wonder how it worked.
What does WSoD stand for?
WSoD stands for Willing Suspension of Disbelief (literary)
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
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- Wider System of Interest
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Luckily, a willing suspension of disbelief kicks in and the reader is left admiring the complexity of the plot, the idiosyncratic characters and the interesting--sometimes tortured--nature of the relationships.
The last few weeks have seen a willing suspension of disbelief, a series of unnatural, at times inconceivable highs, the ultimate peak conquered in the Nou Camp last Tuesday.
It requires willing suspension of disbelief to believe that Anne Keothavong, Katie O'Brien or Elena Baltacha will follow her lead.
Quinlan, too, exploits our willing suspension of disbelief to explore the limits of the medium, while making a convincing case for the value of ambiguity.
These make the willing suspension of disbelief in theatre a mere party trick.
As late as September, Hillary Clinton had the nerve to lecture General Petraeus in a Senate hearing that ''the reports that you provide to us really require the willing suspension of disbelief.
It would require a willing suspension of disbelief to deny Iran supports al-Qaeda in Iraq.