Simple Definition of credibility
: the quality of being believed or accepted as true, real, or honest
Full Definition of credibility
1 : the quality or power of inspiring belief <an account lacking in credibility>
2 : capacity for belief <strains her reader's credibility — Times Literary Supplement>
Examples of credibility
The new evidence lends credibility to their theory.
The scandal undermined her credibility as an honest politician.
In this instance, the lawyer's job is to make the jury doubt the witness's credibility.
First Known Use of credibility
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