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Words nearby unknowable
Example sentences from the Web for unknowable
X and Y could be terrible on their own, unknowable terms, and therefore incomparable.
Doug Kenney was many things to many people—funny, generous, unknowable.Doug Kenney: The Odd Comic Genius Behind ‘Animal House’ and National Lampoon|Robert Sam Anson|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Glassless will walk around with heads ducked down, desperate to avoid the mysterious, unknowable intentions of the Glassed.
“People are unknowable,” Hardy mutters—his last lesson for Miller.‘Broadchurch’ Is Great TV for Fans of ‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ and ‘Prime Suspect’|Andrew Romano|August 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"It depends on individual risk factors, many of them unknowable in advance" -- that rule is not so easy.
Mr. Spencer offers no explanations and relegates all to the convenient dumping ground of the unknowable.
Only the great, the 'metaphysical mystery,' 'the unknowable essence of reality,' continues to chain him.Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck|Jethro Bithell
But neither can it be stated mathematically that they are all unknowable.A Librarian's Open Shelf|Arthur E. Bostwick
I do not mean on hours, but there may be unknowable differences of minutes, and each minute represents a mile.My Attainment of the Pole|Frederick A. Cook
So the wisest philosophers like Herbert Spencer may go to religion and find nothing there but the abstruce and unknowable.
British Dictionary definitions for unknowable (1 of 2)
- beyond human understanding
- (as noun)the unknowable