Antonyms for believable

Grammar : Adj
Spell : bih-leev
Phonetic Transcription : bɪˈliv

Definition of believable

Origin :
  • late 14c., from believe + -able. Related: Believably.
  • adj trustworthy
Example sentences :
  • For a moment he was back in a famous clinic, and this man across from him—it was not believable!
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • We had gold and silver in our track, like the believable children of fairyland.
  • Extract from : « The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete » by George Meredith
  • It was just as it had been that night—just as commonly uncommon and believable.
  • Extract from : « T. Tembarom » by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • It seemed too preposterous to be believable; and she was very suspicious of him.
  • Extract from : « The White Blackbird » by Hudson Douglas
  • He did not invent the development theory, but he made it believable and comprehensible.
  • Extract from : « Charles Darwin » by Grant Allen
  • Writing stories that weren't true, and making them believable.
  • Extract from : « Bear Trap » by Alan Edward Nourse
  • He didn't stop to question what was believable and what wasn't.
  • Extract from : « Operation Terror » by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • It was abhorrent, impossible, too grotesque to be believable.
  • Extract from : « The Game » by Jack London
  • That was believable enough, for Hereward had his friends and his spies far and wide.
  • Extract from : « Hereward, The Last of the English » by Charles Kingsley
  • It is not believable that the hand that wrote those clumsy and affected sentences wrote the smooth English of Science and Health.
  • Extract from : « Christian Science » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

Synonyms for believable

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