unbelievable

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adjective un·be·liev·able \ ˌən-bə-ˈlē-və-bəl \

Definition of unbelievable

:too improbable for belief
  • the plot is unreal and unbelievable
; also :of such a superlative degree as to be hard to believe
  • the destruction was unbelievable
  • made an unbelievable catch in center field

unbelievably

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Examples of unbelievable in a Sentence

  1. a completely unbelievable story about why there was lipstick on his collar

Recent Examples of unbelievable from the Web

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First Known Use of unbelievable

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UNBELIEVABLE Defined for English Language Learners

unbelievable

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Definition of unbelievable for English Language Learners

  • : difficult or impossible to believe

  • —used to describe something that is so good, bad, etc., that it is difficult to believe


UNBELIEVABLE Defined for Kids

unbelievable

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adjective un·be·liev·able \ ˌən-bə-ˈlē-və-bəl \

Definition of unbelievable for Students

1 :too unlikely to be believed
  • an unbelievable excuse
2 :very impressive or amazing
  • an unbelievable catch

unbelievably

\-blē\ adverb
  • unbelievably delicious


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