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Meaning of IMPLAUSIBLE

Pronunciation:  im'plozubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  highly imaginative but unlikely; "a farfetched excuse"; "an implausible explanation"
  2. [adj]  having a quality that provokes disbelief; "gave the teacher an implausible excuse"
 

IMPLAUSIBLE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: farfetched, improbable, unbelievable, unconvincing, unlikely
 
 Antonyms: plausible
 
 See Also: incredible

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*plau"si*ble\, a. [Pref. im- not + plausible: cf.
F. implausible.]
Not plausible; not wearing the appearance of truth or
credibility, and not likely to be believed. ``Implausible
harangues.'' --Swift. -- {Im*plau"si*ble*ness}, n. --
{Im*plau"si*bly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: a bit thick, a bit thin, absurd, beyond belief, debatable, doubtable, doubtful, dubious, dubitable, fishy, flimsy, hard of belief, hard to believe, hardly possible, improbable, inconceivable, incredible, more than doubtful, not deserving belief, open to doubt, open to suspicion, passing belief, preposterous, problematic, puzzling, questionable, ridiculous, staggering belief, suspect, suspicious, tall, thick, thin, unbelievable, unconvincing, unearthly, ungodly, unimaginable, unlikely, unpromising, unreasonable, unsubstantial, unthinkable, unworthy of belief, weak
 

 

 

 

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