- 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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He lay, a little heap, incredibly small, incredibly distorted.
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The harm has been incredibly active in the consciousness of the young.
She was young, about twenty, I should think, and incredibly self-confident.
- beyond belief or understanding; unbelievable
- informal marvellous; amazing
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Word Origin and History for incredibly
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