Synonyms of incredible in English:


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1‘to be honest, I find his story incredible’


unbelievable, beyond belief, hard to believe, scarcely credible, unconvincing, far-fetched, strained, laboured, implausible, improbable, highly unlikely, not in the least likely, questionable, dubious, doubtful, inconceivable, unthinkable, unimaginable, impossible, astonishing, astounding, breathtaking, staggering, absurd, preposterous, phenomenal, extraordinary

unimagined, unheard of, fictitious, mythical, fanciful, fantastic, unrealistic

feeble, weak, unsound, thin, transparent, poor, tame, paltry, lame, trifling, shallow, inadequate, unsatisfactory, ineffectual, half-baked, pathetic

informal hard to swallow, hard to take, tall, cock and bull


believable, likely

2‘an incredible feat of engineering’


magnificent, wonderful, marvellous, spectacular, remarkable, phenomenal, prodigious, miraculous, sublime

breathtaking, dazzling, amazing, stunning, astounding, astonishing, awe-inspiring, staggering, extraordinary, unbelievable

formidable, imposing, impressive, supreme, great, awesome, superhuman

Scottish unco

informal fantastic, terrific, tremendous, stupendous, amazeballs, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, mind-boggling, mind-blowing, out of this world, unreal

literary wondrous

archaic awful