[thing-kuh-buh l]
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Origin of thinkable

First recorded in 1850–55; think1 + -able
Related formsthink·a·ble·ness, nounthink·a·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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


  1. able to be conceived or considered; possible; feasible
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