And that he might hold up his head with the best of them, she endowed him on the spot with an unreckonable amount of wealth.
What right had she to say that the world-mind was in error and she normal—she and the unreckonable Madame Nestor?
This tree is of unreckonable antiquity; so old, that in a record of the time of Edward IV.
He could see the unreckonable element of chance functioning largely in a man's life.
The unreckonable element of chance would still operate to make you do this or that.
c.1200, recenen, from Old English gerecenian "to explain, relate, recount," from West Germanic *(ga)rekenojanan (cf. Old Frisian rekenia, Middle Dutch and Dutch rekenen, Old High German rehhanon, German rechnen, Gothic rahnjan "to count, reckon"), from Proto-Germanic *rakinaz "ready, straightforward," from PIE *reg- "to move in a straight line," with derivatives meaning "direct in a straight line, rule" (see regal).
Intransitive sense "make a computation" is from c.1300. In I reckon, the sense is "hold an impression or opinion," and the expression, used parenthetically, dates from c.1600 and formerly was in literary use (Richardson, etc.), but came to be associated with U.S. Southern dialect and was regarded as provincial or vulgar. Related: Reckoned; reckoning.