implausible implausible  /ɪm ˈplɔ zə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having a quality that provokes disbelief
  2. (adj) highly imaginative but unlikely

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. "A couple of famous and graceful actors cannot redeem an implausible plot," wrote the critic about the movie.
  2. In spite of the implausible excuses John offered, he was left off with only a warning.
  3. Tom's pursuit was dubbed by many as implausible but he proved his point by getting solar power to the impoverished village.

News

  1. Shadow People

    While James Swain's follow-up to DARK MAGIC grabs the reader with a real séance and a heartstopping “soul-napping” right at the beginning, there are many implausible scenarios that follow.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Book Reporter

  2. Why Doc Rivers Potentially Leaving Celtics for Clippers is So Fascinating

    Doc Rivers leaving the aging Celtics for the promising Clippers? Simultaneously sensible and implausible. It’s sensible in that Rivers has had misgivings about staying on in Boston even before he signed a new five-year deal in 2011, and he has plenty more reasons these days to wonder if his influence has gone stale compared to the difference he could make with Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. It’s ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Kate Moss Still Plagued by Playboy Rumors

    There were rumblings of Kate Moss for a Playboy cover back in March, but it seemed so implausible — Moss is hardly hurting for work or attention — that they quickly quieted down. But now they're back, thanks to hairstylist Oribe, who told Refinery29 that he'd done Moss's hair for the ... More »
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

Word of the Day
languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /