Definitions for unbelievableˌʌn bɪˈli və bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•be•liev•a•bleˌʌn bɪˈli və bəl(adj.)

  1. too improbable to be believed.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. extraordinarily impressive of its kind:

    an unbelievable performance.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incredible, unbelievable(adj)

    beyond belief or understanding

    "at incredible speed"; "the book's plot is simply incredible"

  2. improbable, unbelievable, unconvincing, unlikely(adj)

    having a probability too low to inspire belief

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unbelievable(adjective)ˌʌn bɪˈli və bəl

    emphasizes how extreme sth is; = incredible

    an unbelievable number of people; the most unbelievable experience of my life

  2. unbelievableˌʌn bɪˈli və bəl

    ≠ believable

    Her story was completely unbelievable.


  1. unbelievable(Adjective)

    Not to be believed.

  2. unbelievable(Adjective)

    Incredible; so surprising it is almost unable to believe.

  3. unbelievable(Adjective)

    Implausible or improbable.

    His excuse seems rather unbelievable.


  1. Unbelievable

    "Unbelievable" is a song written and recorded by Gloucestershire indie/alternative dance band EMF, originally appearing on their debut album Schubert Dip. It was released as a single in the UK in 1990, peaking in the UK Singles Chart at number three on 1 December 1990. It was the 32nd best-selling single of 1990 in the UK. In the United States, it hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on 20 July 1991; if one counts a #1 twice if it had two runs at the top, it was the 1,000th #1 in Billboard history.

Translations for unbelievable

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too bad, good etc to be believed in

unbelievable rudeness; Her good luck is unbelievable!

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