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尤もらしい
Readings

mottomorashii
English
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
Usually written using kana alone
plausible, believable

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
Usually written using kana alone
solemn, dignified, serious

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future もっともらしい
is [x]
もっともらしくない
is not [x]
Past もっともらしかった
was [x]
もっともらしくなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative もっともらしくて
is [x] and...
もっともらしくなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: ユウ KUN: もっと.も, とが.める
reasonable, just, natural, superb, outstanding, plausible

Stroke: 4 SKIP: 3-3-1 FC: 4301.1


Phrases
君の説明はもっともらしいが、筋がちっとも通ってない。
Parts: (きみ) 説明 (せつめい) 尤もらしい (もっともらしい) (すじ) 些とも (ちっとも) 通る (とおる)
Your explanation sounds plausible, but it just doesn't hold water.