What is another word for far-fetched?

Pronunciation: [fˈɑːfˈɛt͡ʃt] (IPA)

Far-fetched is a term that is often used to describe an idea or story that seems unlikely or improbable. There are several synonyms that can be used to convey the same meaning, including implausible, unlikely, improbable, fanciful, and incredible. Implausible suggests that something is not believable or realistic, while unlikely implies that an event or outcome is improbable but still possible. The term "improbable" connotes something that is highly unlikely or improbable. Fanciful describes something that is highly imaginative but lacking in substance or reason. Finally, "incredible" describes something that is difficult to believe or highly improbable. These synonyms can be used interchangeably to describe any story or idea that seems unlikely or improbable.

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What are the opposite words for far-fetched?

When we talk about something that is "far-fetched," we mean it's highly unlikely or improbable. However, there are several antonyms for this word that convey the opposite meaning. For example, "plausible" refers to something that is believable or realistic. "Probable" means that it's likely to happen or exist. "Realistic" refers to something that is based on practical considerations rather than on imagination or theory. "Feasible" means that something is practical and achievable. Finally, "possible" conveys that something can exist or occur based on circumstances or conditions. All of these antonyms present a more favorable and realistic view of a situation, unlike the negative connotation associated with "far-fetched.

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Famous quotes with Far-fetched

  • I entirely agree with you about the obscurity of Mrs Browning's line about the stars. It is far-fetched. She wanted to express something which she found beyond expression.
    Marie Corelli
  • I hadn't given much thought to the prospect of a Hugo nomination at the time it happened, but obviously once you're nominated, winning one seems a bit less far-fetched than before.
    Greg Egan
  • The logic is often far-fetched - how does medical marijuana affect interstate commerce? - and some conservatives would like judges to start throwing out federal laws wholesale on commerce clause grounds. The court once again said no thanks.
    Michael Kinsley
  • Prison Break is so far-fetched, I had to make viewers believe that Michael is capable of making the impossible possible.
    Wentworth Miller
  • To the gross senses the chair seems solid and substantial. But the gross senses and be refined by means of instruments. Closer observations are made, as the result of which we are forced to conclude that the chair is “really” a swarm of electric charges whizzing about in empty space. … While the substantial chair is an abstraction easily made from the memories of innumerable sensations of sight and touch, the electric charge chair is a difficult and far-fetched abstraction from certain visual sensations so excessively rare (they can only come to us in the course of elaborate experiments) that not one man in a million has ever been in the position to make it for himself. The overwhelming majority of us accept the electric-charge chair on authority, as good Catholics accept transubstantiation.
    Aldous Huxley

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