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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.


 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
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(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
References in classic literature ?
Yet what most amazed Tarzan was that though he realized the incredibility of it all, he at the same time accepted it as a matter of course, first that a lion should climb at all and second that he should enter the upper terraces where even Sheeta, the panther, dared not venture.
The current owners have kept this seaside home incredibility well maintained and it is finished to a very high standard.
The fact that Alabama's voters have sent a Democrat to the Senate for the first time since Howell Heflin retired in 1997 is a stunner, exceeded in incredibility only by the events that led to it - not least, that the Republican candidate, Roy S.
Leading man Tom Cruise's effortless charm keeps you engaged throughout the film, but the effort to inject humour into every scene tones down the danger and incredibility of the events that happened in the life of this man, who made it all and lost it.
But now, he decides to go back to his roots and work for the lost incredibility of the Assamese film industry.
In the process of the prosecution of my cases, I am optimistic that the handling judges will more and more realize the unreliability of the witnesses against me, as well as the incredibility of their stories.
Of course this reflects the incredibility of the device," Shaaban explained, adding that the doctors claimed that they used it on patients, which would be an even "worse crime.
This feeling of incredibility is further reinforced by the use of subjective shots, where the viewer witnesses the scene from the point of view of animals or inanimate objects.
Despite the incredibility of Rem falling for someone who shot his friend while he watched, readers will be rooting for him.
Because of the absolutely mind blowing incredibility of said universe, I also conclude that a life force may well exist inside our bodies and could quite easily leave that body when the latter is of no further use, and go on to other things.
sought to distinguish itself from both the incredibility of the romance
The stark contrast between the story's "unerhorte Begebenheiten" and the factual context of its first publication seem to suggest that Kleist wanted to call attention to the incredibility of his story by setting it up against the journal's credible framework.