[kuh n-see-vuh-buh l]
- capable of being conceived; imaginable.
Origin of conceivable
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Related Wordsprospect, anticipation, odds, expectation, possibility, feasibility, chance, contingency, presumption, shot, credibility, plausibility, hazard, liability, prayer, promise, practicability, reasonableness, conceivability, likeliness
Examples from the Web for conceivability
Perceptibility or conceivability are, then, the two forms which reality may assume.The Mind and the Brain
Mansel on the conceivability of a commencement of existence, 94.The Theistic Conception of the World
B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker
Vast are its possibilities and vaster still its sweep of conceivability.
The love of life was too strong to permit the conceivability of such a choice.The Wilderness Trail
If not, granting that there is such a thing as the real, it must be within the ultimate range of conceivability.
- capable of being understood, believed, or imagined; possible
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Word Origin and History for conceivability
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