incredible
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin incredibilis, from in- + credibilis credible Date: 15th century 1. too extraordinary and improbable to be believed <
making incredible claims
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2. amazing, extraordinary <
incredible skill
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an incredible appetite
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met an incredible woman
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incredibility nounincredibleness noun

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