inconceivable

[ in-kuh n-see-vuh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪn kənˈsi və bəl /

adjective

not conceivable; unimaginable; unthinkable
unbelievable; incredible.

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Origin of inconceivable

First recorded in 1625–35; in-3 + conceivable

OTHER WORDS FROM inconceivable

in·con·ceiv·a·bil·i·ty, in·con·ceiv·a·ble·ness, nounin·con·ceiv·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inconceivable

inconceivable
/ (ˌɪnkənˈsiːvəbəl) /

adjective

incapable of being conceived, imagined, or considered

Derived forms of inconceivable

inconceivability or inconceivableness, nouninconceivably, adverb
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