thinkable

[thing-kuh-buh l]

adjective

capable of being thought; conceivable.
that may be considered as possible or likely.

Origin of thinkable

First recorded in 1850–55; think1 + -able
Related formsthink·a·ble·ness, nounthink·a·bly, adverb
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Contemporary Examples of thinkable

  • “Things that would have been politically unthinkable 20 years ago are now thinkable,” Lytton said.

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    Will the Cardinal Be Indicted?

    Philip Shenon

    June 2, 2010

Historical Examples of thinkable


British Dictionary definitions for thinkable

thinkable

adjective

able to be conceived or considered; possible; feasible
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