implausible


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im·plau·si·ble

 (ĭm-plô′zə-bəl)
adj.
Difficult to believe; not plausible.

im·plau′si·bil′i·ty n.
im·plau′si·bly adv.

implausible

(ɪmˈplɔːzəbəl)
adj
not plausible; provoking disbelief; unlikely
imˌplausiˈbility, imˈplausibleness n
imˈplausibly adv

im•plau•si•ble

(ɪmˈplɔ zə bəl)

adj.
not plausible; causing disbelief.
[1595–1605]
im•plau`si•bil′i•ty, n.
im•plau′si•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.implausible - having a quality that provokes disbelief; "gave the teacher an implausible excuse"
incredible, unbelievable - beyond belief or understanding; "at incredible speed"; "the book's plot is simply incredible"
plausible - apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful; "a plausible excuse"
2.implausible - highly imaginative but unlikely; "a farfetched excuse"; "an implausible explanation"
unlikely - has little chance of being the case or coming about; "an unlikely story"; "an unlikely candidate for reelection"; "a butcher is unlikely to preach vegetarianism"

implausible

adjective improbable, unlikely, weak, incredible, unbelievable, dubious, suspect, unreasonable, flimsy, unconvincing, far-fetched, cock-and-bull (informal) It sounded like a convenient and implausible excuse.

implausible

adjective
Translations

implausible

[ɪmˈplɔːzəbl] ADJinverosímil, poco convincente

implausible

[ɪmˈplɔːzɪbəl] adjpeu plausible

implausible

adjnicht plausibel; story, tale, excuse alsounglaubhaft, unglaubwürdig; liewenig überzeugend, ungeschickt; combinationunwahrscheinlich

implausible

[ɪmˈplɔːzəbl] adjpoco plausibile
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