from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Impossible to imagine; inconceivable: an unthinkable amount of money.
- adj. Contrary to what is plausible or probable: That this project would achieve ultimate success was unthinkable at the time.
- adj. Not to be thought of or considered; out of the question: Raising taxes was politically unthinkable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Incapable of being believed; incredible.
- adj. Inconceivable or unimaginable; extremely improbable in a way that goes against common sense.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That cannot be made an object of thought; that cannot be thought; incogitable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. incapable of being conceived or considered
The courage to face the unthinkable is at the core of this magnificent new novel.
The one option you need to regard as unthinkable is to stay with this person.
The unthinkable is the collapse of the banking system.
The 1970s saw the dawn of the "personal computer" -- a phrase unthinkable a mere decade earlier, when computers had shrunk from boxcar-sized to merely pickup-truck-sized ... but were not expected to shrink much more.
The 1970s saw the dawn of the "personal computer" -- a phrase unthinkable a mere decade earlier, when computers had shrunk from boxcar-sized to merely pickup-truck-sized... but were not expected to shrink much more.
In the event you dont know what the unthinkable is .... it is her getting her butt kicked as is happening now. pretty soon this BS will be over and the country can get on with electing our next president.
Just as unthinkable is reconstruction in a bowl below sea level and below the level of the river and lake in an area subject to increasingly frequent hurricanes on terrain slowly sinking into the Gulf of Mexico.
The unthinkable is placed inside and is made, as the unthinkable,
As a result, the unthinkable is placed inside and is made, as the unthinkable, a constitutive part of this theory, rather than positioned beyond the purview of or otherwise outside the theory. 11
Syndicated columnist and CNN commentator and talk show host Robert Novak revealed a confidential source this week; something he called unthinkable, except in these extraordinary circumstances.