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incredible

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adjective in·cred·i·ble \(ˌ)in-ˈkre-də-bəl\

Simple Definition of incredible

  • : difficult or impossible to believe

  • : extremely good, great, or large

Full Definition of incredible

  1. 1 :  too extraordinary and improbable to be believed <making incredible claims>

  2. 2 :  amazing, extraordinary <incredible skill> <an incredible appetite> <met an incredible woman>

in·cred·i·bil·i·ty play \-ˌkre-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
in·cred·i·ble·ness play \-ˈkre-də-bəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of incredible

  1. The movie tells an incredible story of survival.

  2. I find his explanation pretty incredible.

  3. Incredible as it may seem, she's had no formal training as an artist.

  4. It's incredible to me that such a lazy person could be so successful.

  5. a landscape of incredible beauty

  6. The new job is an incredible opportunity.

  7. We have put an incredible amount of work into this project.



Origin of incredible

Middle English, from Latin incredibilis, from in- + credibilis credible


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with incredible



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