unthinkable


unthinkable

adjective

  1. inconceivable; unimaginable: the unthinkable size of the universe.
  2. not to be considered; out of the question: Such a suggestion is unthinkable.

noun

  1. something that cannot be conceived or imagined, as something too unusual, vague, or disagreeable: Today’s unthinkables are tomorrow’s realities.

adjective

  1. not to be contemplated; out of the question
  2. unimaginable; inconceivable
  3. unreasonable; improbable

adj.early 15c., “too large to be conceived, unimaginable,” from un- (1) “not” + thinkable (see think). Meaning “incapable of being framed by thought” is recorded from mid-15c.

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