increditable

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

in- +‎ creditable

AdjectiveEdit

increditable (comparative more increditable, superlative most increditable)

  1. (rare) Incapable of being believed; not creditable.
    • 1860 July 11, "The President, Mr. Vanderbilt, and the Pacific Mails" (editorial), New York Times (retrieved 26 Nov 2011):
      Increditable as it may seem, we suspect the Constitution of irony.
    • 1887, Robert Louis Stevenson, Memories and Portraits, ch. 13:
      [T]he shopmen . . ., increditable as it may sound, used to demand of us upon our entrance, like banditti, if we came with money or with empty hand.

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