incredible

If it's hard to believe and hard to wrap your head around, it just might be incredible. A hurricane in Kansas would certainly be incredible, but keeping your bedroom tidy all week counts too.

Incredible is commonplace and perhaps overused but it still fits the bill whenever life is beyond expectation. The Latin root credere means believe. Slap an in in front of that root, and something incredible is hard to believe.

DEFINITIONS OF: incredible

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adj beyond belief or understanding

“at incredible speed”
“the book's plot is simply incredible
Synonyms:
unbelievable
flimsy, unconvincing
not convincing
astounding, dumbfounding, dumfounding
bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
fabulous
barely credible
improbable, marvellous, marvelous, tall
too improbable to admit of belief
undreamed, undreamed of, undreamt, undreamt of, unimagined
not imagined even in a dream
incredulous
not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving
implausible
having a quality that provokes disbelief
unthinkable
incapable of being conceived or considered
Antonyms:
believable, credible
capable of being believed
likely
within the realm of credibility
presumptive
affording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance
plausible
apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful
thinkable
capable of being conceived or imagined or considered
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