Definition of Plausibility

1. Noun. Apparent validity.

Exact synonyms: Plausibleness
Generic synonyms: Believability, Credibility, Credibleness
Specialized synonyms: Reasonableness, Tenability, Tenableness
Antonyms: Implausibility
Derivative terms: Plausible, Plausible



Definition of Plausibility

1. n. Something worthy of praise.

Definition of Plausibility

1. Noun. The quality of being plausible; speciousness. ¹

2. Noun. Anything plausible or specious. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) Something worthy of praise. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plausibility

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Literary usage of Plausibility

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Philosophy of Rhetoric by George Campbell (1856)
"probability, plausibility, importance, proximity of time, connexion of place, ... plausibility. The second circumstance is plausibility, a thing totally ..."

2. Alternative World Scenarios for a New Order of Nations. by Charles W. Taylor (1994)
"The Cone of plausibility. The scenarios in this futures study encompass a transition of trends and events and their consequences of the last decade of the ..."

3. Writing the Short-story: A Practical Handbook on the Rise, Structure by Joseph Berg Esenwein (1918)
"plausibility Arlo Bates has reminded us that a writer of fiction must be like the White ... plausibility makes the skilful liar and the adept fic- tionist. ..."

4. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1882)
"Of course, lie-makers must make plausibility one element of their craft; but this did seem a pleasant specimen of the manufacture. ..."

5. History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the by Theodore Dwight (1833)
"And to give plausibility to their declarations, some of the stories went so far as to state the manner in which the mischievous propositions were rejected, ..."

6. The Philosophy of Rhetoric by George Campbell (1856)
"probability, plausibility, importance, proximity of time, connexion of place, ... plausibility. The second circumstance is plausibility, a thing totally ..."

7. Alternative World Scenarios for a New Order of Nations. by Charles W. Taylor (1994)
"The Cone of plausibility. The scenarios in this futures study encompass a transition of trends and events and their consequences of the last decade of the ..."

8. Writing the Short-story: A Practical Handbook on the Rise, Structure by Joseph Berg Esenwein (1918)
"plausibility Arlo Bates has reminded us that a writer of fiction must be like the White ... plausibility makes the skilful liar and the adept fic- tionist. ..."

9. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1882)
"Of course, lie-makers must make plausibility one element of their craft; but this did seem a pleasant specimen of the manufacture. ..."

10. History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the by Theodore Dwight (1833)
"And to give plausibility to their declarations, some of the stories went so far as to state the manner in which the mischievous propositions were rejected, ..."

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