incredible Definition

  • 1impossible or very difficult to believe
  • 2extremely good or impressive

Using incredible: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "incredible" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The story he told was simply incredible.

  • Example

    The view from the top of the mountain was incredible.

  • Example

    She has an incredible talent for singing.

  • Example

    The team made an incredible comeback in the second half.

incredible Synonyms and Antonyms

Idioms Using incredible

  • a very large amount of something


    He spent an incredible amount of money on his new car.

  • a very impressive or beautiful sight


    The sunset over the ocean was an incredible sight.

  • an amazing accomplishment


    Running a marathon is an incredible feat of endurance.

Phrases with incredible

  • used to introduce a statement that is surprising or hard to believe


    Incredible as it may seem, he managed to escape from prison using only a spoon.

  • very fast speed


    The car reached incredible speeds on the highway.

  • an amazing or difficult journey


    Their incredible journey took them across the desert and over the mountains.

Origins of incredible

from Latin 'incredibilis', meaning 'unbelievable'


Summary: incredible in Brief

The term 'incredible' [ɪnˈkrɛdəbl] denotes something that is impossible or difficult to believe, or something that is extremely good or impressive. Examples include 'The story he told was simply incredible,' and 'She has an incredible talent for singing.' Phrases like 'incredible as it may seem' introduce surprising statements, while idioms like 'an incredible amount of something' and 'an incredible feat' denote large amounts and impressive accomplishments, respectively.

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