AskDefine | Define incredible

Dictionary Definition

incredible adj : beyond belief or understanding; "at incredible speed"; "the book's plot is simply incredible" [syn: unbelievable] [ant: credible]

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English

Etymology

From incredibilis, "that cannot be believed".

Pronunciation

  • /ɪnˈkrɛdəbəl/
  • /In"krEd@b@l/

Adjective

  1. Too implausible to be credible; beyond belief; unbelievable.
    • The e-mail she wrote was too incredible and all her friends thought it was a joke.
  2. Amazing; astonishing; awe-inspiring.
    • He was so wrapped up in watching the incredible special effects that he couldn't keep track of the story.
  3. Marvelous; profoundly affecting; wonderful.
    • I had such an incredible slice of pizza last night last night that I simply can't think about anything else.

Translations

too implausible to be credible
amazing
marvelous

Extensive Definition

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