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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Example sentences
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He is incredibly kind when others try their hardest to be rude.
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