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  • adj. That has not been imagined.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not imagined or conceived.

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  • adj. not imagined even in a dream


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  • Life — exploits the confrontation with thought and feeling for all it's worth, an exploitation that subsequent years and thinkers will take in unimagined and unthinkable ways, in order to make all kinds of cultural profit, yet also to confront the incommensurability of thought itself, the place where our embodied experience of the world becomes the site of an uncanny, traumatic, apparitional encounter.


  • I will read the article — I do not think unimagined is the right word becasue it (and countless other things have been) was imagined by Tom Clancy in one of his novel when he had an airplane crash into the capital.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » 9/11 Conspiracies

  • The 9/11 attacks fall into the category of the "unimagined".

    Coyote Blog » 2005 » February

  • But he admitted Willie Bain's win for Labour would have been "unimagined" just a year ago, after the SNP captured the neighbouring Glasgow East seat in a dramatic by-election victory last summer.


  • "unimagined" in this sense be a constitutional right?

    Reason Magazine - Hit & Run

  • Loving God means loving all manifestations of the universe, from seaweed to the Milky Way, and everything else, known or unknown, imagined or unimagined.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • This is how people speak of an internal resetting of the compass, of journeys down pathways once unfamiliar, even unimagined.

    9/11 traced new spiritual lines

  • But Reminiscing in Tempo showed that Ellington was more than capable of stretching himself beyond the conventional three-minute form and creating jazz on a scale hitherto unimagined.

    Duke Ellington's mother dies

  • It's a story line so familiar it verges on the cliché: Young, whip-smart high school graduate thinks she is settling for less by going to a two-year school, only to discover multiple previously unimagined benefits.

    For All-USA team, 'something magical' at community colleges

  • It was to remind myself of a difference between expectation, which is often unfulfilled, and openness, which holds a space for what is not only unexpected but almost unimagined.

    What Do I Expect...


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