incredibility


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in·cred·i·ble

 (ĭn-krĕd′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. So implausible as to elicit disbelief; unbelievable: gave an incredible explanation of the cause of the accident.
2. Astonishing, extraordinary, or extreme: dressed with incredible speed.

[Middle English, from Latin incrēdibilis : in-, not; see in-1 + crēdibilis, believable; see credible.]

in·cred′i·bil′i·ty, in·cred′i·ble·ness n.
in·cred′i·bly adv.

Incredibility

 of cockolds—Bk. of St. Albans, 1486.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incredibility - the quality of being incredible
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
implausibility, implausibleness - the quality of provoking disbelief
believability, credibility, credibleness - the quality of being believable or trustworthy
Translations
عَدَم إمْكان التَّصْديق
neuvěřitelná věc
utrolighed
hihetetlenség
òaî aî vera ótrúlegur
neuveriteľná vec
inanılmazlık

incredible

(inˈkredəbl) adjective
1. hard to believe. He does an incredible amount of work.
2. impossible to believe; not credible. I found his story incredible.
inˈcredibly adverb
inˌcrediˈbility noun
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