Definition of Incredible

1. Adjective. Beyond belief or understanding. "The book's plot is simply incredible"




Definition of Incredible

1. a. Not credible; surpassing belief; too extraordinary and improbable to admit of belief; unlikely; marvelous; fabulous.

Definition of Incredible

1. Adjective. Too implausible to be credible; beyond belief; unbelievable. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

2. Adjective. Amazing; astonishing; awe-inspiring. ¹

3. Adjective. Marvelous; profoundly affecting; wonderful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incredible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incredible

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increasing
increasing function
increasing functions
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increasingly
increate
incredibilities
incredibility
incredible (current term)
incredibleness
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incredulities
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incremable
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Literary usage of Incredible

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1. The City of God by Augustine, Marcus Dods (1871)
"credible, then this also is an incredible thing, that what is incredible should have received such credit. Here then we have two incredibles,—to wit, ..."

2. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2005)
""I mean, incredible. God, I haven't been to the movies in ten years at least. So loud, Jesus, I've never heard anything like that. ..."

3. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1875)
"Pit is almost incredible that up to this time the same course has not been taken with houses. It is hard to understand why lightning conductors should be ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... which were more feebly or less carefully guarded ; and with incredible diligence, but by a different road, returned toward the mountains of Italy. ..."

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