implausible

[ im-plaw-zuh-buhl ]
/ ɪmˈplɔ zə bəl /

adjective

not plausible; not having the appearance of truth or credibility: an implausible alibi.

Origin of implausible

First recorded in 1595–1605; im-2 + plausible

Related forms

im·plau·si·bil·i·ty, im·plau·si·ble·ness, nounim·plau·si·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for implausibility

implausible

/ (ɪmˈplɔːzəbəl) /

adjective

not plausible; provoking disbelief; unlikely

Derived Forms

implausibility or implausibleness, nounimplausibly, adverb
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