Permissible vs Plausible - What's the difference?

permissible | plausible |


As adjectives the difference between permissible and plausible

is that permissible is permitted while plausible is seemingly or apparently valid, likely, or acceptable; credible: a plausible excuse.

permissible

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • permitted.
  • Synonyms

    * allowable

    Anagrams

    * impressible

    plausible

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Seemingly or apparently valid, likely, or acceptable; credible: a plausible excuse.
  • *
  • In short, the twin assumptions that syntactic rules are category-based, and that there are a highly restricted finite set of categories in any natural language (perhaps no more than a dozen major categories), together with the assumption that the child either knows'' (innately) or ''learns (by experience) that all rules are structure-dependent ( =category-based), provide a highly plausible model of language acquisition, in which languages become learnable in a relatively short, finite period of time (a few years).
  • Obtaining approbation; specifically pleasing; apparently right; specious.
  • a plausible''' pretext; '''plausible''' manners; a '''plausible delusion
  • Using specious arguments or discourse. (rfv-sense)
  • a plausible speaker
  • (obsolete) Worthy of being applauded; praiseworthy; commendable; ready.
  • (Bishop Hacket)

    Derived terms

    * plausibility