believability believability  /bə ˌli və ˈbɪ lɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being believable or trustworthy

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And that for me is where the Spider-Man series, y' know, loses its believability.
  2. He breathes believability into his roles because he's real where it's hardest for actors to be: in life.
  3. You understand that I am writing for believability.

News

  1. Erardi: Frazier acts as Hamburger Helper pitchman

    It's a tribute to Todd Frazier that his radio spots for Hamburger Helper carry the ring of believability with kids and their parents, even though the player pushing it is making major league money and a bounteous per diem when the Reds are on the road.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. Reds' Frazier acts as Hamburger Helper pitchman

    It's a tribute to Todd Frazier that his radio spots for Hamburger Helper carry the ring of believability with kids and their parents, even though the player pushing it is making major league money and a bounteous per diem when the Reds are on the road.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

Quotes

  1. "The gratifying thing, of course, is the visual. And the visual now is really there," said David Childs, architect of the Freedom Tower, the tallest of five skyscrapers being built to replace the twin towers. "The believability factor now is...
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: David Childs Source: Forbes

  2. "I always look forward to debates, I enjoy them," said Hampton, who played hockey after dropping his son off. "I think it's a chance to assess someone's believability, someone's credibility."
    on Sep 20, 2007 By: Howard Hampton Source: National Post

  3. "There are not many actors who have an ability to pick up a Nicole Kidman, throw her on the bed and ravish her with believability," says Luhrmann.
    on Nov 21, 2008 By: Baz Luhrmann Source: San Jose Mercury News

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