incredible

[in-kred-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
so extraordinary as to seem impossible: incredible speed.
2.
not credible; hard to believe; unbelievable: The plot of the book is incredible.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin incrēdibilis. See in-3, credible

incredibility, incredibleness, noun
incredibly, adverb

incredible, incredulous.


2. farfetched, astonishing, preposterous.
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incredible (ɪnˈkrɛdəbəl)
 
adj
1.  beyond belief or understanding; unbelievable
2.  informal marvellous; amazing
 
incredi'bility
 
n
 
in'credibleness
 
n
 
in'credibly
 
adv

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incredible
early 15c., from L. incredibilis "that cannot be believed," from in- "not" + credibilis "worthy of belief" (see credit).
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  wine.
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Clothed with large powers, he transacted in the next few years an almost
  incredible amount of difficult business for his country.
It is almost incredible how ancient and how widely diffused is the notion that
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