inconceivable

adjective in·con·ceiv·able \ ˌin-kən-ˈsē-və-bəl \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of inconceivable

:not conceivable: such as
a :impossible to comprehend

inconceivability

play \ˌin-kən-ˌsē-və-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

inconceivableness

play \ˌin-kən-ˈsē-və-bəl-nəs\ noun

inconceivably

play \ˌin-kən-ˈsē-və-blē\ adverb

Examples of inconceivable in a Sentence

  1. The fire caused an inconceivable amount of damage.

  2. After coming this far, to quit now would be inconceivable.

Recent Examples of inconceivable from the Web

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First Known Use of inconceivable

1624


INCONCEIVABLE Defined for English Language Learners

inconceivable

adjective

Definition of inconceivable for English Language Learners

  • : impossible to imagine or believe : not conceivable


INCONCEIVABLE Defined for Kids

inconceivable

adjective in·con·ceiv·able \ ˌin-kən-ˈsē-və-bəl \

Definition of inconceivable for Students

:impossible to imagine or believe
  • The fire caused inconceivable damage.


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