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ˌɪn kənˈsi və bəlin·con·ceiv·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impossible, inconceivable, out of the question, unimaginable(adj)

    totally unlikely


  1. inconceivable(Adjective)

    unable to be conceived, unbelievable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inconceivable(adj)

    not conceivable; incapable of being conceived by the mind; not explicable by the human intellect, or by any known principles or agencies; incomprehensible; as, it is inconceivable to us how the will acts in producing muscular motion

  2. Origin: [Pref. in- not + conceivable: cf. F. inconcevable.]


  1. Inconceivable

    Inconceivable is an American primetime television medical drama, which was broadcast on NBC. The program premiered on September 23, 2005. The show revolved around the professional and personal lives of those who work at the Family Options Fertility Clinic. The clinic is run by its co-founders along with their new partner. The staff includes an attorney, a nurse, office manager and a medical technician. The series was created by Oliver Goldstick and Marco Pennette. Goldstick and Pennette also serve as executive producers as do Brian Robbins and Mike Tollin. The show was a Touchstone Television and Tollin/Robbins production. It was one of the few shows produced by the former not to air on ABC in recent years. Only two episodes aired before the series was canceled.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inconceivable

    in-kon-sēv′a-bl, adj. that cannot be conceived by the mind: incomprehensible: involving a contradiction in terms: physically impossible.—ns. Inconceivabil′ity, Inconceiv′ableness.—adv. Inconceiv′ably.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inconceivable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inconceivable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of inconceivable in a Sentence

  1. Abraham Joshua Heschel:

    Prayer is our humble answer to the inconceivable surprise of living.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    What is inconceivable about the universe is that it is at all conceivable.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    It’s inconceivable that a great deal of the information was unclassified.

  4. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert:

    My family pride is something inconceivable. I can't help it. I was born sneering.

  5. André Maurois:

    A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.

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