credibility credibility  /ˌkrɛ də ˈbɪ lɪ ti/


  • (n) the quality of being believable or trustworthy



  1. Though they have personal preferences like anybody else, political reporters cherish their neutrality in news stories as the cornerstone of their credibility.
  2. So his assessment of credibility here is kind of eye-rollingly funny, and rather naive as well.
  3. With Hwang's scientific credibility in shambles, the status of the world's most famous dog hangs in the balance.


  1. 10 Ways You're Killing Your Credibility

    Credibility is everything in the business world. It's hard to build but easy to destroy. And your success depends on it. In the business world, your credibility is everything. It tells people whether they can count on you. It tells your customers, employees, bosses, and coworkers what they can expect from you. Whether they can trust you or not. Over time, that becomes your reputation. It becomes ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Inc Magazine

  2. "Whitey" Bulger trial opening statements on tap

    Defense likely to attack credibility of star prosecution witnesses right off the bat, expert says
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS News

  3. MLB using testimony from minor leaguers to condemn players with Biogenesis ties

    Hoping to confirm the credibility of Anthony Bosch, the league has enlisted the help of those not under the umbrella of the MLBPA.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Sports


  1. "The goal of the project is to have a solar-powered plane flying day and night without fuel," Piccard said. "This flight is crucial for the credibility of the project."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Bertrand Piccard Source: National Post

  2. Armstrong's official site said: "Yesterday's Wall Street Journal is full of false accusations and more of the same old news from Floyd Landis, a person with zero credibility and an established pattern of recanting tomorrow what he...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source:

  3. "The president has crippled the credibility of this week's summit by proposing the same massive government takeover of healthcare based on a partisan bill the American people have already rejected," said John Boehner, the top Republican in the...
    on Feb 22, 2010 By: John Boehner Source:

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