unguessable

adjective

un·​guess·​able ˌən-ˈge-sə-bəl How to pronounce unguessable (audio)
: impossible to guess
an unguessable outcome

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Another option is to use an online password generator to create something virtually unguessable. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, 27 Oct. 2022 What follows is an extremely fast-paced and bloody film filled with unguessable twists. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, 25 Aug. 2022 The first was to place the product on a brand-new website with an unguessable address — analogwebsitewrittenonpaper.com. New York Times, 15 Oct. 2021 Use different, totally unguessable passwords for every website, without repeating them or writing them down. Andy Greenberg, Wired, 21 Aug. 2020 With little more than a plastic contraption that looks a bit like a Boggle set and an accompanying web app to scan the resulting dice roll, DiceKeys creates a highly random, mathematically unguessable key. Andy Greenberg, Wired, 21 Aug. 2020 In the PowerPoint, Nintendo explains—during the early stages of Wii—that having randomly assigned, unguessable numbers keeps players safe from those who might invade their privacy. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 7 May 2020 Vingcard's system encodes a unique cryptographic key into each keycard—and another into every hotel's master keys—that are all designed to be unguessable. Andy Greenberg, WIRED, 25 Apr. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unguessable was in 1832

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Cite this Entry

“Unguessable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unguessable. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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