unbelievable

[ uhn-bi-lee-vuh-buhl ]
/ ˌʌn bɪˈli və bəl /

adjective

too dubious or improbable to be believed: an unbelievable excuse.
so remarkable as to strain credulity; extraordinary: the unbelievable fury of the storm; an unbelievable athlete.

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Origin of unbelievable

1540–50; un-1 + believable

OTHER WORDS FROM unbelievable

un·be·liev·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unbelievable

unbelievable
/ (ˌʌnbɪˈliːvəbəl) /

adjective

unable to be believed; incredible or astonishing

Derived forms of unbelievable

unbelievability or unbelievableness, noun
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