thinkable

adjective think·able \ ˈthiŋ-kə-bəl \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of thinkable

1 : conceivably possible
  • a time when divorce was barely thinkable
2 : capable of being comprehended or reasoned about
  • the ultimate nature of Deity is scarcely thinkable

thinkableness

noun

thinkably

play \ˈthiŋ-kə-blē\ adverb

Examples of thinkable in a Sentence

  1. They divorced during a time when that was barely thinkable.

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First Known Use of thinkable

1764


THINKABLE Defined for English Language Learners

thinkable

Definition of thinkable for English Language Learners

  • : capable of being thought about and done



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