Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not to be believed; incredible.
  • adjective Astonishing, extraordinary, or extreme.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not to be believed; incredible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not to be believed.
  • adjective Incredible; so surprising it is almost unable to believe.
  • adjective Implausible or improbable.

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

  • adjective having a probability too low to inspire belief
  • adjective beyond belief or understanding

Etymologies

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From un- + believe + -able.

Examples

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  • Contronym: both a term of contempt and admiration.

    October 9, 2008

  • DAUWN, DAUWN, DAUWN DANAUWN DANAUWM DAANAANAOUWM, DAUWN DANAAANANAUWN DAUWN etc

    March 12, 2011

  • ouch, that was loud.

    March 12, 2011