implausible

adjective im·plau·si·ble \ (ˌ)im-ˈplȯ-zə-bəl \
|Updated on: 2 Aug 2018

Definition of implausible

: not plausible : provoking disbelief

implausibility

play \(ˌ)im-ˌplȯ-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

implausibly

play \(ˌ)im-ˈplȯ-zə-blē\ adverb

Examples of implausible in a Sentence

  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.

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First Known Use of implausible

circa 1677

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IMPLAUSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of implausible for English Language Learners

  • : not believable or realistic : not plausible



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