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implausible

[im-plaw-zuh-buh l] /ɪmˈplɔ zə bəl/
adjective
1.
not plausible; not having the appearance of truth or credibility:
an implausible alibi.
Origin of implausible
1595-1605
1595-1605; im-2 + plausible
Related forms
implausibility, implausibleness, noun
implausibly, adverb
Synonyms
unlikely, improbable, unbelievable.
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British Dictionary definitions for implausibility

implausible

/ɪmˈplɔːzəbəl/
adjective
1.
not plausible; provoking disbelief; unlikely
Derived Forms
implausibility, implausibleness, noun
implausibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for implausibility
n.

1630s; see implausible + -ity.

implausible

adj.

c.1600, from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + plausible. Related: Implausibly.

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