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Difficult to believe; not plausible.

im·plau′si·bil′i·ty n.
im·plau′si·bly adv.
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Adv.1.implausibly - not easy to believeimplausibly - not easy to believe; "behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains"
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[ɪmˈplɔːzəblɪ] ADVinverosímilmente, poco convincentemente
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