unplausible

adjective
un·​plau·​si·​ble | \ ˌən-ˈplȯ-zə-bəl How to pronounce unplausible (audio) \

Definition of unplausible

: not persuasive or believable : not plausible : implausible an unplausible explanation His story, however unplausible, might possibly be true.— P. G. Wodehouse

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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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First Known Use of unplausible

1637, in the meaning defined above

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“Unplausible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unplausible. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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