Incredible vs Gorgeous - What's the difference?

incredible | gorgeous |

As adjectives the difference between incredible and gorgeous

is that incredible is incredible while gorgeous is (of a person or place) very beautiful.




(en adjective)
  • Too implausible to be credible; beyond belief; unbelievable.
  • * 1980 September 16, (w), quoted in William A. Schwartz et al., The Nuclear Seduction: Why the Arms Race Doesn’t Matter—And What Does , University of California Press (1990, 1993), ISBN 0-520-06134-9, page 29:
  • I get lost in what is credible and not credible. This whole thing gets so incredible when you consider wiping out whole nations, it is difficult to establish credibility.
  • * 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, page 796:
  • He therefore found revealed religion incredible in a literal sense, and, as Bayle had done before him, he radically separated morality from the practice of organized religion.
  • Amazing; astonishing; awe-inspiring.
  • He was so wrapped up in watching the incredible special effects that he couldn't keep track of the story.
  • Marvelous; profoundly affecting; wonderful.
  • I had such an incredible slice of pizza last night that I simply can't think about anything else.


    * unbelievable




    (en adjective)
  • (of a person or place) very beautiful.
  • All the contest judges agreed that Brigitt was absolutely gorgeous .
    The sunsets in Hawaii are gorgeous .
  • (rare) Very enjoyable, pleasant, tasty etc.
  • Israeli hummus is absolutely gorgeous .


    * See also

    Derived terms

    * gorgeously * gorgeousness

    See also

    * gorge