What is another word for plausibly?

Pronunciation: [plˈɔːzəbli] (IPA)

Plausibly is an adverb that means likely, feasible, or believable. Some synonyms for plausibly include possibly, credibly, conceivably, and probably. A few other words with a similar meaning are reasonably, justifiably, potentially, and seemingly. These words all share the common thread of suggesting that something is believable or reasonable. Plausibly is often used in arguments or discussions to describe a proposal, idea, or theory that is logical and appears to have merit. It's important to have a wide range of synonyms for plausibly as this word is often used in writing and speaking and can become repetitive if overused.

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What are the opposite words for plausibly?

The antonyms for the word "plausibly" are words like implausibly, improbably, and unimaginably. These words imply a sense of disbelief or incredulity towards something that is being presented as plausible. An argument that is deemed implausible is one that cannot be accepted as true, while something that is improbable is unlikely to happen or exist. The term unimaginably suggests that something is beyond the limits of imagination, and therefore not remotely plausible. The use of antonyms can help to emphasize the presence of doubt or skepticism towards an idea or statement, and can be useful in debates or discussions that require critical thinking skills.

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Usage examples for Plausibly

It is a little difficult to explain plausibly over a badly vibrating telephone, I admit, but that is what Elsie's letter assured me, and she adds that she is in despair.
"Max Carrados"
Ernest Bramah
He may plausibly be labelled an anarchist, yet no definition of anarchism will wholly take him in.
"Prophets of Dissent Essays on Maeterlinck, Strindberg, Nietzsche and Tolstoy"
Otto Heller
From such instances it might be plausibly argued that when the force has ceased to act, the motion that the force generated gradually wanes, and ultimately vanishes.
"The Story of the Heavens"
Robert Stawell Ball

Famous quotes with Plausibly

  • Considering mankind's indifference to freedom, their easy gullibility and their facile response to conditioning, one might very plausibly argue that collectivism is the political mode best suited to their disposition and their capacities. Under its regime, the citizen, like the soldier, is relieved of the burden of initiative and is divested of all responsibility, save for doing as he is told.
    Albert Jay Nock
  • His heart was in the right place. He wanted a religion that could plausibly comfort widows and orphans without committing them to patriarchy, intolerance, fundamentalism, or weird dietary laws. He wanted a religion that wasn’t in a perpetual fistfight with modern cosmology.
    Robert Charles Wilson
  • "There is no God, and Mary is his mother." Often, almost certainly incorrectly, attributed to Santayana himself. More plausibly attributed to Robert Lowell, as a sardonic description of Santayana's philosophy.
    George Santayana
  • But what if it turns out, as it just possibly might, that William Shakespeare of Stratford was not the author of the plays ascribed to him? There is a theory, advanced by reputable scholars, seriously and, in my opinion, plausibly, that Shakespeare merely lent his name as a cover for the literary activities of another person, perhaps the Earl of Oxford. If, by some terrible chance, this theory should be proved, then straightway Stratford's tourist business would dwindle. It would become just one more, and honestly not one in the first ten, of England's picturesque small towns.
    Tyrone Guthrie
  • Wealth is an inborn attitude of mind, like poverty. The pauper who has made his pile may flaunt his spoils, but cannot wear them plausibly.
    Jean Cocteau

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