Right now the first key to assessing the plausibility of this discovery is: what would float and what would not?
None of this is even remotely credible; the election was stolen without even a pretense of plausibility.
What I question is the plausibility of the politically-aloof theology they propose in its place.
The plausibility of an Alawite enclave, meanwhile, has been a subject for debate.
So plausibility doesn't always matter—except when it's the characters who suddenly seem implausible.
We may guess with plausibility what we cannot anticipate with confidence.
There was a plausibility in all he said; but, if it were examined, there was nothing in it but nonsense.
The plausibility of bad art is doubtless contemptible and may be harmful.
plausibility has ended; empty Routine has ended; much has ended.
But there certainly seemed to be plausibility in her scheme; at the worst, it would be better than shooting the man outright.
1540s, "acceptable, agreeable," from Latin plausibilis "deserving applause, acceptable," from plaus-, past participle stem of plaudere "to applaud" (see plaudit). Meaning "having the appearance of truth" is recorded from 1560s. Related: Plausibly.