- so extraordinary as to seem impossible: incredible speed.
- not credible; hard to believe; unbelievable: The plot of the book is incredible.
Origin of incredible
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2. farfetched, astonishing, preposterous.
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Examples from the Web for incredible
And that gets to the heart of what makes the game so incredible: By staying silent, it turns the player into the game master.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art
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They are impressive animals, solitary hunters blessed with incredible power and athleticism.This Tiger Has Some Serious Ups
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From writer Gail Simone to artist Fiona Staples, there are incredible women already working in the industry.Wonder Woman Takes a Big Step Back
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The amount of love and support that was given to me through the blog was incredible.
It has been incredible to explore so many artistic avenues when it comes to having a dialogue about a very serious disease.
He joyed to observe that these men of incredible millions had no hauteur.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
They went with an incredible rapidity, and Harriett was now fifty.Life and Death of Harriett Frean
Already the carrion birds had gathered in incredible numbers.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
It was the sensation of an unprecedented and incredible experience.The Secret Agent
Then she was gone, trundling the baby-carriage with incredible speed.The Yates Pride
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
- beyond belief or understanding; unbelievable
- informal marvellous; amazing
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Word Origin and History for incredible
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