Definition of credibility
- an account lacking in credibility
- Her account exceeds 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.
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: the quality of being believed or accepted as true, real, or honest
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