unknowable

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adjective un·know·able \ˌən-ˈnō-ə-bəl\

Definition of unknowable

  1. :  not knowable; especially :  lying beyond the limits of human experience or understanding

unknowability

play \ˌən-ˌnō-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of unknowable in a sentence

  1. a God whose nature is unknown and unknowable

14th Century

First Known Use of unknowable

14th century


UNKNOWABLE Defined for English Language Learners

unknowable

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adjective un·know·able \ˌən-ˈnō-ə-bəl\

Definition of unknowable for English Language Learners

  • : not able to be known : not knowable


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