[ih-maj-uh-nuh-buh l]


capable of being imagined or conceived.

Origin of imaginable

1325–75; Middle English < Late Latin imāginābilis, equivalent to Latin imāginā(rī) to imagine + -bilis -ble
Related formsi·mag·i·na·ble·ness, nouni·mag·i·na·bly, adverbun·im·ag·i·na·ble, adjectiveun·im·ag·i·na·ble·ness, nounun·im·ag·i·na·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for imaginable

late 14c., ymaginable, from Old French imaginable and directly from Late Latin imaginabilis, from Latin imaginari (see imagine). Related: Imaginably.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper