American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Possible to consider or be considered; conceivable: plans that were not even thinkable.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being thought; cogitable; conceivable.
- adj. Able to be thought or imagined; conceivable; feasible or possible.
- adj. Morally acceptable or legal (rare).
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of being thought or conceived; cogitable.
- adj. capable of being conceived or imagined or considered
- think + -able (Wiktionary)
“That the current system is dysfunctional enough that such a thing might soon become thinkable - and for the same reason illegal abortion was once thinkable, that is, because at least some patients were sufficiently desperate to demand the service - is my point.”
“This entire trend toward women's secular leadership makes it more "thinkable" that women can become religious leaders as well.”
“Okay, while probably "thinkable," but not realistic.”
“I also believe that such a situation not at all "thinkable" in the USA.”
“At most, he hypothesizes that censorship might be "thinkable" in less than an open society, but even then he thinks it would be self defeating.”
“It is nevertheless a sign of progress that social and economic rights have now become "thinkable" in elite constitutional discourse.”
“As the question intended for debate is not" thinkable, "the opponents coincided in opinion.”
“No variation is allowed or even thinkable in the liberal standard line.”
“With some of the "horror" component reduced, I was freer to absorb Ralston's journey: the unthinkable becomes the thinkable becomes the solution.”
“That's because Washington last week made what was previously unthinkable -- default on US sovereign debt -- suddenly thinkable.”
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