Implausibleness
Implausible 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • implausibleness — n. lack of plausibility, lack of believability, lack of credibility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • implausibleness — im·plausibleness …   English syllables

  • implausibleness — noun the quality of provoking disbelief • Syn: ↑implausibility • Ant: ↑plausibility (for: ↑implausibility) • Derivationally related forms: ↑implausible, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • implausibility — noun the quality of provoking disbelief • Syn: ↑implausibleness • Ant: ↑plausibility • Derivationally related forms: ↑implausible (for: ↑implausibleness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • implausible — implausibility, implausibleness, n. implausibly, adv. /im plaw zeuh beuhl/, adj. not plausible; not having the appearance of truth or credibility: an implausible alibi. [1595 1605; IM 2 + PLAUSIBLE] Syn. unlikely, improbable, unbelievable. * * * …   Universalium

  • farfetched — adjective highly imaginative but unlikely a farfetched excuse an implausible explanation • Syn: ↑implausible • Similar to: ↑unlikely • Derivationally related forms: ↑implausibleness …   Useful english dictionary

  • incredibility — noun the quality of being incredible • Syn: ↑incredibleness • Ant: ↑credibility • Derivationally related forms: ↑incredible (for: ↑incredibleness), ↑incre …   Useful english dictionary

  • incredibleness — noun the quality of being incredible • Syn: ↑incredibility • Ant: ↑credibility (for: ↑incredibility) • Derivationally related forms: ↑incredible, ↑incredibl …   Useful english dictionary

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