Antonyms for credible

Grammar : Adj
Spell : kred-uh-buhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkrɛd ə bəl

Definition of credible

Origin :
  • "believable," late 14c., from Latin credibilis "worthy to be believed," from credere (see credo). Related: Credibly.
  • adj believable
Example sentences :
  • The testimony of two credible witnesses as opposed to that of only one.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • "It's just credible that there may be other incentives," I said.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • The fact narrated must correspond to something in me to be credible or intelligible.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Is it credible that the possessions of the spirit can be bequeathed at all?
  • Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
  • The words of the two men reached her, but their meaning was not credible.
  • Extract from : « The False Chevalier » by William Douw Lighthall
  • That Lorenzo, as Porzio hints, really had a hand in it, is not credible.
  • Extract from : « The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy » by Jacob Burckhardt
  • Everything is credible which makes for what it calls the truth.
  • Extract from : « Short Studies on Great Subjects » by James Anthony Froude
  • Credible or not, there was a means handy of obtaining a proof.
  • Extract from : « The Blonde Lady » by Maurice Leblanc
  • My witness could not confirm it, and it might not 322 be to you credible.
  • Extract from : « The Clansman » by Thomas Dixon
  • He had a very feeble conception of what credible testimony is.
  • Extract from : « Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather » by Charles W. Upham

Synonyms for credible

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019