Definitions for unthinkableʌnˈθɪŋ kə bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•think•a•bleʌnˈθɪŋ kə bəl(adj.)

  1. inconceivable; unimaginable.

  2. not to be considered; out of the question.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. unthinkable(adj)

    incapable of being conceived or considered


  1. unthinkable(Adjective)

    Incapable of being believed; incredible.

  2. unthinkable(Adjective)

    Inconceivable or unimaginable; extremely improbable in a way that goes against common sense.

    Nothing is unthinkable, nothing impossible to the balanced person, provided it comes out of the needs of life and is dedicated to life's further development - Lewis Mumford


  1. Unthinkable

    Unthinkable is a 2010 American suspense thriller film directed by Gregor Jordan and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Sheen and Carrie-Anne Moss. It was released direct-to-video on June 14, 2010. The film is noteworthy for the controversy it generated around its subject matter, the torture of a man who threatens to detonate three nuclear bombs in separate U.S. cities.

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too outrageous to be considered

It would be unthinkable to ask him to do that.

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