Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Inconceivable: unconceivable beauty.

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  • adj. That cannot be conceived; unimaginable; inconceivable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inconceivable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inconceivable.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ conceivable

Examples

  • What is unconceivable to a conservative, is reality.

    Think Progress » NJ Superior Court Judge Reprimanded For Mocking One Defendant’s English, Comparing Another To O.J. Simpson

  • To him it's unconceivable that Alina could be in such deep denial over her sister's role in a terrorist movement.

    A Conversation with Francesca Marciano, author of Casa Rossa

  • Through the haze, he saw the full truth: the Doman Matriarchs of Maril were granted unconceivable power over men.

    G'lder

  • For in the communication of Motion by impulse, wherein as much Motion is lost to one Body, as is got to the other, which is the ordinariest case, we can have no other conception, but of the passing of Motion out of one Body into another; which, I think, is as obscure and unconceivable, as how our Minds move or stop our Bodies by Thought ¦.

    Locke's Philosophy of Science

  • IRVING ANOLIK, BASTARDI FAMILY ATTORNEY: It's unconceivable to me that the family would be unaware of the fact that this woman drank a lot and used marijuana.

    CNN Transcript Aug 5, 2009

  • This world is the necessary effect of God's nature and a world different from this one is unconceivable.

    Guess Who Was At The Party?

  • The Girl was greatly amaz'd hereat, it being to her an unconceivable Mystery.

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

  • January 27, 2006 at 10: 40 AM unconceivable, unbelievable

    Dog Gone Lies

  • For in duration we consider it as if this line of number were extended both ways — to an unconceivable, undeterminate, and infinite length; which is evident to any one that will but reflect on what consideration he hath of Eternity; which, I suppose, will find to be nothing else but the turning this infinity of number both ways, a parte ante, and a parte post, as they speak.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • In his formal announcement yesterday, Clark thanked the efforts of the Draft Clark movement, saying "You took an unconceivable idea and made it conceivable."

    Q&Amp;A: The Power Of Two

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