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
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 top diplomats said in the statement that "sanctioning Zarif" is a "big mistake" on the part of the US government, which indicates that the "Team B of Evil" " that has taken American diplomacy and world politics hostage, despite a dramatic increase in the US foreign policy spending has failed to make the slightest gains in its plots, and has inevitably resorted to " abnormal behavior" that will not yield any result but more incredibility for the United States.
'The incredibility as well as the absurdity of Bikoy's allegations have already been shed,' he said.
So, while our performance is a question of the age of the party and the seriousness of the politicians, the incredibility of the election at the level of using money by the dominant parties was responsible for our loss.
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We found it incredibility interesting that students used the length of their own feet as estimation tools and thought maybe this was because they used their own feet as nonstandard units of measure when first learning about measuring in the primary grades.
One such trait is how fictional narrative--whether through paratext (e.g., "a novel"), narrative structure (e.g., a heterodiegetic omniscient narrator, magically-endowed characters), or the context of the reading experience--encourages its reader to assume and take delight in its incredibility, in its manifestation of a scene that makes no "actual world" truth claims (Ryan 553).
Alor stressed that they want the South Sudanese to be aware of their concerns including the incredibility of the referendum on the 32 states to be conducted before the end of the eight (8) months Pre-Transitional Period.
Asserting the research findings in a scientific language and their impracticality are among the other important barriers (Biemans & Harmsen, 1995); this might be originated from the quality-related research deficiencies such as findings incredibility, methodology inefficiency, and research findings being unjustifiable (Funk et al., 1995).
Of course our political masters have themselves to blame for their incredibility. The more dangerous aspect of this is how they reflect in the foreign policy front.
(6.) Aristotle's Greek original is not quite so neat: [phrase omitted] (1460a): "it is necessary to choose an impossible likelihood rather than a possible incredibility."