un·​plau·​si·​ble ˌən-ˈplȯ-zə-bəl How to pronounce unplausible (audio)
: not persuasive or believable : not plausible : implausible
an unplausible explanation
His story, however unplausible, might possibly be true.P. G. Wodehouse

Examples of unplausible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Others, though, found the entire concept totally unplausible and wished the show stayed true to its psychological thriller premise rather than introducing fantasy elements in its final moments. Neha Prakash, Marie Claire, 19 Feb. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1637, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unplausible was in 1637

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“Unplausible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unplausible. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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