thinkable


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think·a·ble

 (thĭng′kə-bəl)
adj.
Possible to consider or be considered; conceivable: plans that were not even thinkable.

think′a·bly adv.

thinkable

(ˈθɪŋkəbəl)
adj
able to be conceived or considered; possible; feasible

think•a•ble

(ˈθɪŋ kə bəl)

adj.
1. conceivable.
2. possible.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.thinkable - capable of being conceived or imagined or considered
believable, credible - capable of being believed; "completely credible testimony"; "credible information"
possible - capable of happening or existing; "a breakthrough may be possible next year"; "anything is possible"; "warned of possible consequences"
unthinkable - incapable of being conceived or considered

thinkable

adjective possible, conceivable, imaginable, likely, reasonable, feasible, within the bounds of possibility At the same time, language makes thinkable the unreal and unreasonable.
impossible, unlikely, unthinkable, inconceivable, not on (informal), absurd, unreasonable, out of the question

thinkable

adjective
Capable of being anticipated, considered, or imagined:
Idioms: humanly possible, within the bounds of possibility.
Translations

thinkable

[ˈθɪŋkəbl] ADJconcebible
it isn't thinkable thates inconcebible or impensable que ...

thinkable

adjdenkbar

thinkable

[ˈθɪŋkəbl] adj it isn't thinkable that ...è impensabile che... + sub
References in classic literature ?
All being would ye MAKE thinkable: for ye doubt with good reason whether it be already thinkable.
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In religion, his inherited belief, rooted in his deepest fibers, early found itself confronted by the discoveries of modern science, which at first seemed to him to proclaim that the universe is much what it seemed to the young Carlyle, a remorseless monster, 'red in tooth and claw,' scarcely thinkable as the work of a Christian God who cares for man.
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But of course, those who oppose his candidature, who have been committing fallacies known in philosophy as argumentum ad hominem, leaving the merits of the argument for Gbaja as Speaker to attack personalities and other frivolities, will not let the world know that Gbaja beats their candidates on every way thinkable as a legislator.
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