- the quality of being believable or worthy of trust: After all those lies, his credibility was at a low ebb.
Related Words for credibilityprospect, validity, chance, reliability, soundness, integrity, trustworthiness, solidity, probability, plausibility, possibility, believability, likelihood, solidness, tenability
Examples from the Web for credibility
Contemporary Examples of credibility
The investigation is now in its tenth year, and has yet to regain its credibility.Digital Doublethink: Playing Truth or Dare with Putin, Assad and ISIS
Christopher Dickey, Anna Nemtsova
November 16, 2014
“Somehow in regaining our credibility we went from second to fourth place,” Will says.‘Newsroom’ Premiere: Aaron Sorkin Puts CNN on Blast Over the Boston Bombing
November 10, 2014
The more recent attacks add to the credibility of the victims at Liberty and Christopher Newport who made allegations.The Math That Keeps Helping College Rapists
October 3, 2014
But when the pageant itself starts to poke fun at the contestants, organizers should expect that they will lose all credibility.The Real Housewives of Miss America
September 21, 2014
And it raises questions about the credibility of Kim Dotcom; of his allegations; and he has been deemed not credible.Greenwald, Assange, and Snowden Join Forces with Kim Dotcom in New Zealand Election
September 17, 2014
Historical Examples of credibility
The art and practice of selling one's credibility for future delivery.The Devil's Dictionary
But there is one point about the book that deserves some considering, its credibility as autobiography.Lavengro
Is not all this in favor of the credibility of the Old Testament?
Who can say, and prove, that this is not evidential of the truth and credibility of the New Testament?
The chief question for the jury was as to the credibility of the witnesses.Eli
Heman White Chaplin
- the quality of being believed or trusted
1590s, from Medieval Latin credibilitas, from Latin credibilis (see credible). Credibility gap is 1966, American English, in reference to official statements about the Vietnam War.