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  1. farfetched, far-fetchedadjective

    (of a theory or explanation) highly imaginative but unlikely and unconvincing

    "a farfetched excuse"

  2. farfetched, far-fetchedadjective

    (of an idea or story) so exaggerated or ludicrous as to be improbable

    "He was always full of far-fetched plans, none of which ever worked"

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  1. far-fetchedadjective

    Synonyms:
    forced, strained, catachrestic

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  1. List of paraphrases for "far-fetched":

    exaggerated, implausible, twisted

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#23758exaggerated
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How to use far-fetched in a sentence?

  1. Abdullah Alaoudh:

    With the current mentality, do I think that it is far-fetched that MBS can execute my father ? not really.

  2. Eytan Gilboa:

    His strategy is that he will leave Iran with the capability of having nuclear material, but will impose an inspection regime that will make it irrelevant. Obama also wants to elevate Iran to the position of regional policeman in the Middle East, responsible for regional stability. This policy is so far-fetched that any student of Middle East studies would understand it is like hallucinating!

  3. Francois Molins:

    He said that when he got on the train he had no terrorism plan ... in his statements, which I deem far-fetched, he said he planned to rob the passengers of their money, smash a window and then jump out.

  4. Tracey Lomax:

    At that time, it was kind of far-fetched. We heard it, but we didn’t act on it, i’m not going to say it was hard to believe, but it just didn’t apply to us at the time because my sister was at home with us.

  5. John Thune:

    I don't know how they do that, i can't imagine telling the President of United States — one, they are not negotiating with him on the shutdown and, two, now they are going to tell him he can't come to the Capitol to them. United States seems pretty far-fetched. I don't think United States's going to go over very well with the American people.


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