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  • adv. In an incredible manner; not to be believed.
  • adv. To a great extent; extremely.
  • adv. Used to note the surprising or hard-to-believe nature of what is being said and suggest that it is nevertheless true.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an incredible manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an incredible manner; in a manner to preclude belief.
  • Beyond prior belief or conception; unimaginably; inconceivably.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. exceedingly; extremely
  • adv. not easy to believe


incredible +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)



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  • So, by analogy, could you use "credible" as a synonym for "not very"? As in "this is a credibly good idea", or "this will be credibly good for the language"?

    June 26, 2008

  • Wow. Incredible.

    June 25, 2008

  • It's incredibly true. Bravo, efg.

    June 25, 2008

  • It's incredibly popular, and incredibly annoying.

    June 25, 2008

  • This seems to be a recently popular substitute for "very."

    June 24, 2008