Definitions

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  • adv. In an unknowable way; ineffably.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not so as to be known.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Chair Entertainment Group, £4.99With a job, let alone children, Skyrim is unknowably vast.

    Games of 2011 that will last through 2012

  • Unlike Apple's App Store, which features an unknowably massive cornucopia of free content along with stuff you actually have to pay for, Xbox Live's curt nod in the direction of giveaways stretches as far as game demos and the odd new hat for your avatar.

    This week's new games

  • Once infected a person looses their ability to sleep – they have waking dreams, hallucinations, and are unknowably tired, but they will never sleep again.

    Review: Sleepless by Charlie Huston

  • In fact, all of Russia would feel the shock waves, because some unknowably huge number of subway passengers consists of people trying to transfer between train stations or airports in the capital city, the hub of the nation, so they can get from Novosibirsk to Novorossiysk, or from Velikiye Luki to Ust Usinsk, or from Omsk to Tomsk.

    From Russia with ease

  • This room is built into the side of a hill, and eventually in an unknowably distant future some of the wall might be knocked down to do some proper cave aging.

    A Brewery Awaits

  • So black people are just like "regular" people except they are so unknowably different that trying to render them in prose is futile.

    Summer

  • Either way, it's unknowably sad for all the families.

    and other living things

  • Camouflage - In what is almost a throwback to the golden or silver ago of science fiction, Joe Haldeman has created the story of aliens unknowably more powerful than humans moving about the Earth.

    San Diego Book Review

  • Retinal stimulations and brain states fare no better as evidence, for in some skeptical scenarios they are unknowably different too (2000: 173).

    Evidence

  • I have suggested that it bars the way toward hypotheses that assume the existence of an unknowably-potent entity who has the means and opportunity to arbitrarily fiddle with the things we wish to study.

    Occam's Hammer: Creationist Rhetoric and the Myth of Philosophical Naturalism - The Panda's Thumb

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