what is difference between believability and credibility
believe + -ability
- The state or quality of being believable.
Borrowed from French crédibilité, from Medieval Latin credibilitas, from Latin credibilis.
- IPA(key): /kɹɛd.ə.ˈbɪ.ɫɪ.ti/
credibility (countable and uncountable, plural credibilities)
- Reputation impacting one’s ability to be believed.
- After weeks of blowing smoke, her credibility with me was next to nil.
- (law) Believability of statements by a witness, as measured by whether the testimony is probable or improbable when judged by common experience.
- (reputation impacting one’s ability to be believed): believability, personal capital