incredible etymology

English word incredible comes from Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.), Latin credo

Detailed word origin of incredible

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
credo Latin (lat) (with accusative or dative) to believe, to trust in, to give credence to.. I commit, consign, entrust to.. Confide in, have confidence in.
credibilis Latin (lat) Credible, worthy of belief, likely.
incredibilis Latin (lat) Unbelievable, incredible.
incredible English (eng) Amazing; astonishing; awe-inspiring.. Marvellous; profoundly affecting; wonderful.. Too implausible to be credible; beyond belief; unbelievable. [from 15th c.].

Words with the same origin as incredible

Descendants of credo
credible credit creed discredit