Definition of unknowable
: not knowable; especially : lying beyond the limits of human experience or understanding
unknowabilityplay \ˌən-ˌnō-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
Examples of unknowable in a Sentence
a God whose nature is unknown and unknowable
Recent Examples of unknowable from the Web
There's the unknowable, and then there's the not-worth-knowing, and both may seem to be unworthy of the chase.
Overseas, an unknowable number of people were not allowed to board flights en route to the United States.
Whereas Haber, the editor-in-chief, was an intensely private man, virtually unknowable to his staff, Coulianos was a big-spending, flagrantly libidinous extrovert.
Pony is girlish, anxious and so itchy it’s like something unknowable is nibbling away at her.
Whether Sessions would have obliged or not is (perhaps fortunately for Sessions) probably unknowable.
The Leftovers presumed, particularly in a consistently brash and inventive final season, that the future was as unknowable as an insane and chaotic present.
Some help me glimpse the unknowable terrain of another’s experience.
In Prometheus, the characters seek the aggressive and silent Engineers, who once created us and now seek to destroy us for unknowable reasons.
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Definition of unknowable for English Language Learners
: not able to be known : not knowable
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