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adjective incredible pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈkredəb(ə)l/
  1. surprising, or difficult to believe

    They all have incredible stories to tell.

    his incredible journey to safety

    an incredible feat of engineering

    quite/absolutely incredible:

    It was built in a year, which seems absolutely incredible.

    1. a.
      used for showing that you are surprised, angry, or disappointed about something

      It's incredible. I only left my car for a moment.

      it is incredible that:

      It is really quite incredible that he is unaware of such basic facts.

    2. b.
      used about something that is extremely good

      What an incredible performance that was.

      Thanks, guys – you've been incredible.

    3. c.
      used for saying how great or extreme something is

      an incredible amount of money

      They're under incredible pressure at the moment.

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