credibleness

[ kred-uh-bil-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF credibleness
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WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Medieval Latin credibilitas, from Latin credibilis (see credible). Credibility gap is 1966, American English, in reference to official statements about the Vietnam War.

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believability

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