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incrēdĭbĭlis , e, adj. 2. in-credo.
I. Pass.
A. That cannot be believed, incredible, extraordinary, unparalleled (class.): “fides,Cic. Fam. 13, 54: “quaedam et prope singularis et divina vis ingenii,id. Or. 1, 38, 172: “voluptas,id. Cat. 1, 10: “foedus sceleris,id. ib. 2, 4: “furor,id. Sull. 27: “rem facere incredibilem,id. Inv. 2, 13, 42: “incredibilia probabilibus intexere,id. Part. 4, 12: “incredibile est,it is incredible, id. Att. 13, 23, 3: “praeter spem atque incredibile hoc mihi obtigit,unforeseen, Ter. Phorm. 2, 1, 9: “incredibile est, quanta me molestia affecerit,Cic. Att. 15, 1, 1; so Quint. 1, 1, 32. —With inf.: “incredibile est, a filio patrem occisum,Quint. 7, 2, 31: “incredibilem in modum concursus fiunt,Cic. Att. 5, 16, 3: “incredibile quantum coaluere,Just. 36, 2 fin.—With sup. in u (not in Cic.): “incredibile memoratu est, quam facile coaluerint,Sall. C. 6, 2.—
B. Not worthy of belief, or that is not believed (ante-class.), Plaut. Bacch. 4, 3, 3. —
II. Act., unbelieving, incredulous (post-class.): “incredibiles cogentur credere,App. Trim. p. 93, 25.— Hence, adv.: incrēdĭbĭlĭter , incredibly, extraordinarily (class.): “quibus ego incredibiliter delector,Cic. de Sen. 15, 51: “consentire,id. Phil. 1, 15, 36: “pertimuit,id. Att. 8, 7, 1.
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