Examples of believable in a Sentence
she had a believable excuse for missing the deadline
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Calm, Quiet, Quick Buick claims that the Regal has lost 188 pounds of mass, a believable assertion given that the new Regal feels surprising lithe in corners and is capable of accelerating with real vigor.
The defense also observed that cooperating witnesses are not always believable.
While some people find the ending too fast to be believable (though less abrupt than in There Will Be Blood), I was wowed by its exquisite, almost Japanese perversity.
Viceland’s new 'Trixie and Katya Show' is UNHhhh-believable.
Bringing back stability, forging a believable yet fresh perspective, achieving a healthy bottom line—this is what will be required of the Meiers.
While there isn’t much chemistry between Parsons and Bermudez, director Limon does well at gradually building a believable relationship between these two very different characters.
Rothe is believable as the snotty sorority sister, the scared and confused murder victim, and the strong woman who finds clues about her killer with each death.
While nothing that happens in Trumpland feels remotely believable anymore, pretty much anything feels plausible at this point.
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First Known Use of believable
Synonymscredible, creditable, likely, plausible, presumptive, probable
Antonymsfar-fetched, implausible, improbable, incredible, unbelievable, unlikely, unplausible
Related Wordscogent, compelling, conclusive, convincing, decisive, effective, forceful, persuasive, satisfying, strong, telling; acceptable, cogitable, conceivable, imaginable, possible, practical, reasonable; dependable, reliable, trustworthy; sophistic (or sophistical), specious
Near Antonymsabsurd, doubtful, dubious, fantastic (also fantastical), flimsy, outlandish, preposterous, questionable, ridiculous; impossible, inconceivable, unimaginable, unthinkable; skeptical, suspect, suspicious, uncertain, unsure; hopeless, unworkable, useless
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