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Definitions for unfathomable
ʌnˈfæð ə mə bəlun·fath·omable

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfathomableadjective

    of depth; not capable of being sounded or measured

  2. abysmal, abyssal, unfathomableadjective

    resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable

    "the abyssal depths of the ocean"

  3. unfathomableadjective

    impossible to come to understand

Wiktionary

  1. unfathomableadjective

    impossible to fathom or understand; incomprehensible

    The sheer numbers they attacked with were unfathomable.

  2. unfathomableadjective

    difficult to penetrate.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unfathomablenoun

    In the midst of the plain a beautiful lake, which the inhabitants thereabouts pretend is unfathomable. Addison.

    Beneath unfathomable depths they faint,
    And secret in their gloomy caverns pant. Joseph Addison, Ovid.

    A thousand parts of our bodies may be diversified in all the dimensions of solid bodies; which overwhelms the fancy in a new abyss of unfathomable number. Richard Bentley, Sermons.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unfathomable

    un-fath′om-a-bl, adj. that cannot be fathomed, too deep to be measured or to be understood.—n. Unfath′omableness.—adv. Unfath′omably.—adj. Unfath′omed, not sounded.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfathomable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfathomable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of unfathomable in a Sentence

  1. Kris Mohandie -LRB- left -RRB-:

    I ’d say one of the things that I never ceased to be amazed by is the triumph of the human spirit to endure through... unfathomable pain, what families live with when they have these kinds of unanswered questions. Even though I’ve seen it throughout my career, there’s never a time when I ’m not amazed by the people that survive and endure … I do believe we will have helped answer some very significant questions throughout these different investigations.

  2. Nancy Snow:

    It's not only rare, but it's really culturally unfathomable, the Japanese people can't imagine having a gun culture like we have in United States. This is a speechless moment. I really feel at a loss for words.

  3. Krissy Hurley:

    Forecasting almost a record is something we don’t do very often, double the amount we’ve ever seen was almost unfathomable.

  4. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy:

    This murder is probably the most abhorrent, cowardly, unfathomable crime I've witnessed in 35 years.

  5. Bumble Bee:

    While this resolution will help bring closure with the district attorney’s office, we will never forget the unfathomable loss of our colleague Jose Melena and we are committed to ensuring that employee safety remains a top priority at all our facilities.

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  • neproniknutelné, neproniknutelná, neproniknutelnýCzech
  • insondableSpanish
  • läpitunkematon, käsittämätönFinnish
  • incompréhensible, insondableFrench
  • [[理解]][[できるJapanese
  • непостижи́мыйRussian

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