unfathomable


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un·fath·om·a·ble

 (ŭn-făth′ə-mə-bəl)
adj.
1. Difficult or impossible to understand; incomprehensible: unfathomable theories.
2. Difficult or impossible to measure: the unfathomable depths.

unfathomable

(ʌnˈfæðəməbəl)
adj
1. incapable of being fathomed; immeasurable
2. incapable of being understood
unˈfathomableness n
unˈfathomably adv

un•fath•om•a•ble

(ʌnˈfæð ə mə bəl)
adj.
1. impossible to understand; incomprehensible.
2. incapable of being measured; limitless; vast.
[1615–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfathomable - of depthunfathomable - of depth; not capable of being sounded or measured
deep - having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep"
fathomable, plumbable, soundable - (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth
2.unfathomable - resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable; "the abyssal depths of the ocean"
deep - having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep"
3.unfathomable - impossible to come to understandunfathomable - impossible to come to understand  
uncomprehensible, incomprehensible - difficult to understand; "the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein

unfathomable

adjective
2. immeasurable, bottomless, unmeasured, unplumbed, unsounded Her eyes were black, unfathomable pools.

unfathomable

adjective
Incapable of being grasped by the intellect or understanding:
Translations

unfathomable

[ʌnˈfæðəməbl] ADJinsondable

unfathomable

[ʌnˈfæðəməbəl] adj
(= inexplicable) [reason, mystery] → insondable
(= inscrutable) [person, expression, eyes] → insondable

unfathomable

unfathomable

[ʌnˈfæðəməbl] adj (depths, mystery) → insondabile, imperscrutabile; (person) → impenetrabile
References in classic literature ?
Thank the Lord, we have left the deep waters (honduras)' that being the Spanish word for unfathomable depths.
Unfitness to pursue our research in the unfathomable waters.
And that same day, too, gazing far down from his boat's side into that same golden sea, Starbuck lowly murmured: -- Loveliness unfathomable, as ever lover saw in his young bride's eye
Know, then, innocent eastern friend, that in benighted regions of the west, where the mud is of unfathomable and sublime depth, roads are made of round rough logs, arranged transversely side by side, and coated over in their pristine freshness with earth, turf, and whatsoever may come to hand, and then the rejoicing native calleth it a road, and straightway essayeth to ride thereupon.
When, formerly, I have analyzed my partiality for some farm which I had contemplated purchasing, I have frequently found that I was attracted solely by a few square rods of impermeable and unfathomable bog--a natural sink in one corner of it.
Her eyes, dim with watching, weary with grief, searched the lawyer's unfathomable face.
No more can I look into the depths of this unfathomable water, wherein, as momentary lights glanced into it, I have had glimpses of buried treasure and other things submerged.
I assured her that its profundity was quite unfathomable, and expressed my belief that nothing like it had ever been known.
The moment we launch into conjectures about the usurpations of the federal government, we get into an unfathomable abyss, and fairly put ourselves out of the reach of all reasoning.
My revolvers were strapped to my lifeless body which, for some unfathomable reason, I could not bring myself to touch.
The massive rocks were rent with impenetrable fractures, deep grottos, and unfathomable holes, at the bottom of which formidable creatures might be heard moving.
I thought of their unfathomable distance, and the slow inevitable drift of their movements out of the unknown past into the unknown future.