Definition of plausibility
1 : the quality or state of being plausible
2 : something plausible
Recent Examples of plausibility from the Web
Overall, the results could have potential plausibility, but age does seem to take a grand toll.
So little is known of Shakespeare himself — cities of supposition have been built on a foundation of crumbs — that there is a lot of room to go with interpretation that still falls within the range of plausibility, not to say scholarly approval.
But the idea that Sean Spicer has been body-shamed out of the spotlight still holds a patina of plausibility.
Most historical biographies on film behave as tidy museum pieces, however lifelessly, while others strive for modernity at the expense of plausibility.
Schilling accepts the plausibility that white people are persecuted, but not that anyone would yell the n-word from the anonymity of ballpark seats, nestled among thousands, while Jones has his back turned.
Expecting plausibility from dystopian fiction is like expecting haute cuisine from a highway service area.
The blank, naturalistic plausibility of, say, a splash of river water on a wrist is enough—minus a block of text in explanatory art-catalogue prose—to change a mind forever.
The form was strewn with pitfalls, among them a tendency to sermonize, a veering into allegory and a lack of plausibility.
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