believability vs credibility what difference

what is difference between believability and credibility

English

Etymology

believe +‎ -ability

Noun

believability (uncountable)

  1. The state or quality of being believable.

Synonyms

  • believableness
  • credibility
  • plausibility

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English

Etymology

Borrowed from French crédibilité, from Medieval Latin credibilitas, from Latin credibilis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɹɛd.ə.ˈbɪ.ɫɪ.ti/

Noun

credibility (countable and uncountable, plural credibilities)

  1. Reputation impacting one’s ability to be believed.
    After weeks of blowing smoke, her credibility with me was next to nil.
  2. (law) Believability of statements by a witness, as measured by whether the testimony is probable or improbable when judged by common experience.

Synonyms

  • (reputation impacting one’s ability to be believed): believability, personal capital

Coordinate terms

  • cred

Related terms

  • credence
  • credible
  • credit

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