Examples of incredible in a Sentence
The movie tells an incredible story of survival.
I find his explanation pretty incredible.
Incredible as it may seem, she's had no formal training as an artist.
It's incredible to me that such a lazy person could be so successful.
a landscape of incredible beauty
The new job is an incredible opportunity.
We have put an incredible amount of work into this project.
Recent Examples of incredible from the Web
Chrissy Teigen is an amazing model, a hilarious human, and an incredible mom.
The recent offensive outburst from Cougars outfielder Luis Silverio was topped by an incredible catch in a 1-0 loss to Peoria on June 30.
Kids can learn from these incredible women of the past how to the Wonder Women of today.
Rumors are flying at an incredible rate, and free agency hasn’t even started yet.
People were outraged and shocked at this incredible criminal act.
Anyone who can’t endure the incredible pain is banished, relegated to serve his or her remaining lifetime as a loser.
Fate gave Tchaikovsky an extremely fine psyche and incredible sensitivity.
That answer was incredible, in both the literal and figurative senses.
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Origin and Etymology of incredible
Middle English, from Latin incredibilis, from in- + credibilis credible
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
INCREDIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of incredible for English Language Learners
: difficult or impossible to believe
: extremely good, great, or large
INCREDIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of incredible for Students
1 : too strange or unlikely to be believed It was an incredible story.
2 : extremely or amazingly good, great, or large incredible strength
Word Root of incredible
The Latin word credere, meaning “to believe,” gives us the root cred. Words from the Latin credere have something to do with believing someone or something. Something credible is easy to believe, while something incredible is so out of the ordinary that it is difficult to believe. Giving credit to something someone says is believing that it is true.
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