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ɪnˈkrɛd ə bəlin·cred·i·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incredible, unbelievableadjective

    beyond belief or understanding

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


  1. incredibleadjective

    Too implausible to be credible; beyond belief; unbelievable.

  2. incredibleadjective

    Amazing; astonishing; awe-inspiring.

  3. incredibleadjective

    Marvelous; profoundly affecting; wonderful.

  4. Etymology: From incredibilis, from in- + credibilis, from credo.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Incredibleadjective

    Surpassing belief; not to be credited.

    Etymology: incredibilis, Lat.

    The ship Argo, that there might want no incredible thing in this fable, spoke to them. Walter Raleigh.

    Presenting things impossible to view,
    They wander through incredible to true. George Granville.


  1. Incredible

    Incredible is a song by Canadian singer Celine Dion and American singer-songwriter and record producer, Ne-Yo. It was recorded for Dion's English-language studio album, Loved Me Back to Life (2013) and chosen as the second single in North America, most countries in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The song was co-written by Andrew Goldstein, Emanuel Kiriakou and Ne-Yo, and produced by Kiriakou. In mid-December 2013, "Incredible" was nominated in category World's Best Song at the World Music Awards and in late January 2014, it was chosen by NBC as the official anthem of 2014 Winter Olympics. The digital single with two rare bonus tracks was released in most countries in Europe, and in Australia and New Zealand on 14 February 2014. The song was sent to Adult Contemporary radio stations in the United States on 24 February 2014, and the music video for "Incredible" was released on 4 June 2014. "Incredible" was also added to BBC Radio 2's B-List on 12 July 2014 and released as the fourth promotional single in the United Kingdom.


  1. incredible

    Incredible refers to something that is hard to believe because it seems extremely extraordinary, improbable, or astonishing. It can also be used to describe something as exceptionally good or impressive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incredibleadjective

    not credible; surpassing belief; too extraordinary and improbable to admit of belief; unlikely; marvelous; fabulous

  2. Etymology: [L. incredibilis: cf. OF. incredible. See In- not, and Credible.]


  1. INCredible

    INCredible is an offshoot on Sony Music Entertainment. INCredible releases electronic dance music of all kinds, including the Gatecrasher series. They have also released singles from artists such as Satoshi Tomiie and James Holden.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Incredible

    in-kred′i-bl, adj. surpassing belief.—ns. Incredibil′ity, quality of being incredible, an incredible thing; Incred′ibleness, incredibility.—adv. Incred′ibly.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'incredible' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3827

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'incredible' in Adjectives Frequency: #887

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incredible in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incredible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of incredible in a Sentence

  1. Douglas Wigdor:

    It is incredible in this day and age that one could even fathom that a legitimate rape victim was part of a conspiracy by a rival firm to harm Uber, sadly, these views, coupled with the scrutiny of private medical records, support rape culture and must end.

  2. Phil Lesh & Friends:

    I am very fortunate to have the pathology reports show that the tumors are all non-aggressive, and that there is no indication that they have spread, so thanks to my local doctor Cliff Sewell and the incredible team at the Mayo Clinic, all is well and I can return to normal activities in two weeks from my surgery.

  3. The HHS secretary:

    The challenge in this storm is, because of the incredible flooding that has occurred, is getting the resources to the individual, so the pharmaceutical supplies are available.

  4. Barack Obama:

    Dan has been beside me on every step of this incredible journey, starting with those earliest days of the campaign in 2007, and through it all, he's been smart, steady, tireless and true to the values we started with.

  5. Mark Peters:

    Athletes run in snow, they run in 30 odd degree heat so we don't think that's an issue, unfortunately, these incredible athletes sometimes run themselves to exhaustion and there's rarely a marathon where somebody doesn't collapse.

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    marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
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