What does implausible mean?

Definitions for implausible
ɪmˈplɔ zə bəlim·plau·si·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. implausibleadjective

    having a quality that provokes disbelief

    "gave the teacher an implausible excuse"

  2. farfetched, implausibleadjective

    highly imaginative but unlikely

    "a farfetched excuse"; "an implausible explanation"

Wiktionary

  1. implausibleadjective

    Not plausible; unlikely; dubious.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Implausibleadjective

    Not specious; not likely to seduce or persuade.

    Etymology: in and plausible.

    Nothing can better improve political school-boys than the art of making plausible or implausible harangues against the very opinion for which they resolve to determine. Jonathan Swift.

ChatGPT

  1. implausible

    Implausible refers to something that is not seeming reasonable, likely or probable to be true or accurate. It pertains to situations, ideas or statements that are difficult to believe due to lack of credibility, logic or evidence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Implausibleadjective

    not plausible; not wearing the appearance of truth or credibility, and not likely to be believed

  2. Etymology: [Pref. im- not + plausible: cf. F. implausible.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Implausible

    im-plawz′i-bl, adj. not plausible, incredible.—n. Implausibil′ity.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of implausible in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of implausible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of implausible in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    They are down more than U.S. stocks. If U.S. equities go higher, it would seem very implausible that other markets would not participate in the rally even more.

  2. Richard Nephew:

    Europe and the United States are so integrated that it is implausible that the Europeans will be able to use current institutions to engage in transactions with Iran, if they really want to do this, then they'll need to set up siloed institutions that have no U.S. exposure and then to protect those institutions with the threat of retaliation against the United States.

  3. Kevin Walsh:

    It is implausible to the extreme that an automatic, incidental, mechanical activity that largely saw no human contact could rise to the level of genocidal violation.

  4. Jason Johnson:

    Now it turns out that the Trump administration may have an equally implausible conspiracy on its hands : Is the administration involved in child sex trafficking or just white nationalism ? Follow me down the rabbit hole and see for yourself.

  5. Jason Johnson:

    Now it turns out that the Trump administration may have an equally implausible conspiracy on its hands: Is the administration involved in child sex trafficking or just white nationalism? Follow me down the rabbit hole and see for yourself.

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