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implausible

adjective im·plau·si·ble \(ˌ)im-ˈpl-zə-bəl\

: not believable or realistic : not plausible

Full Definition of IMPLAUSIBLE

:  not plausible :  provoking disbelief
im·plau·si·bil·i·ty \-ˌpl-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
im·plau·si·bly \-ˈpl-zə-blē\ adverb

Examples of IMPLAUSIBLE

  1. She's been making implausible claims.
  2. He gave an implausible excuse for showing up late for work.
  3. The novel has an implausible ending.

First Known Use of IMPLAUSIBLE

circa 1677

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