Examples of unthinkable in a Sentence
to most people it seemed unthinkable that such a gentle man could be guilty of such awful crimes
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The Cabinet proposal narrowly passed by a single vote; divisions between the military and the politicians (and within these groups, as well) made a serious initiative almost unthinkable.
John Shearer/WireImage Wheeler Walker Jr. did the unthinkable.
Music and laughter fill the narrow street as young, cocktail-drinking Syrians go bar-hopping and dancing — scenes unthinkable only two years ago when most if not all those places were non-existent.
The cases are messy and emotionally charged, littered with unthinkable and unspeakable acts and filled with legal minefields and life-changing stigmas, guilty or not.
For almost all Southerners, a summer without a seemingly endless supply of peaches is unthinkable.
Four years later, however, the once-unthinkable suddenly seems very real.
Then Urena did the unthinkable, walking three of the next four batters to load the bases for Andrelton Simmons.
Scientists are being forced to consider the unthinkable: something may be wrong with our understanding of The Laws of Physics.
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First Known Use of unthinkable
UNTHINKABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unthinkable for English Language Learners
: impossible to imagine or believe : too bad or shocking to be thought of
UNTHINKABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of unthinkable for Students
: not to be thought of or considered as possible or reasonable “Impossible!” cried Mr. Wonka. “Unthinkable! … He could never be made into marshmallows!” — Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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