implausible

[ im-plaw-zuh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF implausible
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Larry recognized that his statement had sounded most implausible.

Third, you print stories that give a weak and implausible scientific basis.

This was no implausible ground for imagining that his death had some other cause than the yellow fever.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + plausible. Related: Implausibly.

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