Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being conceived, thought, or understood; supposable; thinkable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being conceived, imagined, or understood.

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  • adjective Capable of being conceived or imagined; possible; credible; thinkable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective capable of being imagined

Etymologies

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conceive +‎ -able

Examples

  • What I find less conceivable is that these miracles were needed again and again.

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  • What I find less conceivable is that these miracles were needed again and again.

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  • What I find less conceivable is that these miracles were needed again and again.

    Is “Intelligent Design” Un-Christian?

  • What I find less conceivable is that these miracles were needed again and again.

    Religion

  • What I find less conceivable is that these miracles were needed again and again.

    Science

  • So also the histories of things both future and past which do not surpass human credence, laws, institutions, manners, I call conceivable and clear, though they cannot be proved mathematically.

    Theologico-Political Treatise

  • No more is it conceivable that when the Greek word _baptizoo_ (to immerse) was used, it meant to cleanse by sprinkling (_rantizoo_), or when the word _rantizoo_ (to sprinkle) was used, it meant to cleanse by immersing (_baptizoo_).

    To Infidelity and Back

  • It was in short conceivable to her that Selina would deny absolutely that she had been in the museum, that they had stood face to face and that she had fled in confusion.

    A London Life and Other Tales

  • You nail it on 0bama becoming a joke, but I'm afraid that the fallout all joke all the time, was on Free Republic, (tip o 'the hat to founder Jim Robinson) that went all comedy all morning and had Zero winning every title conceivable as envisioned by the multi talented residents and staff at Free Republic.

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  • "You nail it on 0bama becoming a joke, but I'm afraid that the fallout all joke all the time, was on Free Republic, (tip o 'the hat to founder Jim Robinson) that went all comedy all morning and had Zero winning every title conceivable as envisioned by the multi talented residents and staff at Free Republic."

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