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incredibilis

Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

incrēdĭbĭlis: e, adj. 2. in-credo.
I Pass.
   A That cannot be believed, incredible, extraordinary, unparalleled (class.): fides, Cic. Fam. 13, 54: quaedam et prope singularis et divina vis ingenii, id. Or. 1, 38, 172: voluptas, id. Cat. 1, 10: foedus sceleris, id. ib. 2, 4: furor, id. Sull. 27: rem facere incredibilem, id. Inv. 2, 13, 42: incredibilia probabilibus intexere, id. Part. 4, 12: incredibile est, it is incredible, id. Att. 13, 23, 3: praeter spem atque incredibile hoc mihi obtigit, unforeseen, Ter. Phorm. 2, 1, 9: incredibile est, quanta me molestia affecerit, Cic. Att. 15, 1, 1; so Quint. 1, 1, 32. —With inf.: incredibile est, a filio patrem occisum, Quint. 7, 2, 31: incredibilem in modum concursus fiunt, Cic. Att. 5, 16, 3: incredibile quantum coaluere, Just. 36, 2 fin.—With sup. in u (not in Cic.): incredibile memoratu est, quam facile coaluerint, Sall. C. 6, 2.—
   B Not worthy of belief, or that is not believed (ante-class.), Plaut. Bacch. 4, 3, 3. —
II Act., unbelieving, incredulous (post-class.): incredibiles cogentur credere, App. Trim. p. 93, 25.— Hence, adv.: incrēdĭbĭlĭter, incredibly, extraordinarily (class.): quibus ego incredibiliter delector, Cic. de Sen. 15, 51: consentire, id. Phil. 1, 15, 36: pertimuit, id. Att. 8, 7, 1.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

incrēdĭbĭlis,⁸ e,
1 incroyable, inouï, inimaginable, fantastique : Cic. de Or. 1, 172 ; Fam. 13, 54 ; Att. 13, 23, 3 || incredibile est [avec interr. indir.] : Cic. Att. 15, 1, 1 ; Quint. 1, 1, 32 ; [avec prop. inf.] Quint. 7, 2, 31 ; [avec sup. en u ] Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 124 ; Sall. C. 6, 2 || indigne d’être cru : Pl. Bacch. 614
2 incroyant, incrédule : Ps. Apul. Ascl. 28 ; Eccl.

Latin > German (Georges)

in-crēdibilis, e, I) passiv: A) unglaublich (Ggstz. credibilis), a) eig.: auditu, Cic.: dictu, Cic. u. Nep., od. memoratu, Sall.: dictu audituque m. folg. Acc. u. Infin., Curt. 10, 5 (14), 3: incredibile dictu est, ut etc., Iustin. 12, 9, 8: incredibile hoc mihi obtigit, unerwartet, Ter.: incredibile quantum, ungemein, Iustin.: Compar., atque hoc quoque incredibile est, immo incredibilius, Sen. – subst., incrēdibilia, ium, n., unglaubliche Dinge, Sall. u. Sen. – b) übtr., unglaublich = außerordentlich, celeritas, Vell.: fides, vis ingenii, Cic.: furor, Cic. u. Vell. – B) unglaubwürdig, keinen Glauben verdienend, unzuverlässig, v. Pers., Plaut. Bacch. 614. – II) aktiv = ungläubig, Ps. Apul. Ascl. 28 u. Eccl. (s. Rönsch Itala p. 332 f.).

Latin > English

incredibilis incredibilis, incredibile ADJ :: incredible; extraordinary