plausibleness
noun see plausible

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Plausibleness — Plau si*ble*ness, n. Quality of being plausible. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plausibleness — See plausibility. * * * …   Universalium

  • plausibleness — noun The state or quality of being plausible …   Wiktionary

  • plausibleness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Appearance of truth: believability, color, credibility, credibleness, creditability, creditableness, plausibility, verisimilitude. See LIKELY …   English dictionary for students

  • plausibleness — plɔːzÉ™blnɪs n. reasonableness, believability, credibility; state of appearing to be trustworthy (about a person) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plausibleness — plau·si·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • plausibleness — noun apparent validity • Syn: ↑plausibility • Ant: ↑implausibility (for: ↑plausibility) • Derivationally related forms: ↑plausible, ↑plausible …   Useful english dictionary

  • plausibility — noun apparent validity • Syn: ↑plausibleness • Ant: ↑implausibility • Derivationally related forms: ↑plausible (for: ↑plausibleness), ↑plausible …   Useful english dictionary

  • plausible — adjective Etymology: Latin plausibilis worthy of applause, from plausus, past participle of plaudere Date: 1565 1. superficially fair, reasonable, or valuable but often specious < a plausible pretext > 2. superficially pleasing or persuasive < a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plausible — plausibility, plausibleness, n. plausibly, adv. /plaw zeuh beuhl/, adj. 1. having an appearance of truth or reason; seemingly worthy of approval or acceptance; credible; believable: a plausible excuse; a plausible plot. 2. well spoken and… …   Universalium

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