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Definition of Plausible


  1. Worthy of being applauded; praiseworthy; commendable; ready.
  2. Obtaining approbation; specifically pleasing; apparently right; specious; as, a plausible pretext; plausible manners; a plausible delusion.
  3. Using specious arguments or discourse; as, a plausible speaker.

Plausible Quotations

If you look at the various strategies available for dealing with a new technology, sticking your head in the sand is not the most plausible strategy.
Ralph Merkle

Everyone has noticed how hard it is to turn our thoughts to God when everything is going well with us... While what we call 'our own life' remains agreeable, we will not surrender it to Him. What, then, can God do in our interests but make 'our own life' less agreeable to us, and take away the plausible sources of false happiness?
C. S. Lewis

There is always an easy solution to every problem - neat, plausible, and wrong.
H. L. Mencken

Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue.
Francis Bacon

Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
Francis Bacon
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Plausible Translations

plausible in Dutch is aannemelijk, waarschijnlijk
plausible in Swedish is rimlig, sannolik, antaglig
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