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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
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But he who dodges hospitals and jails, and walks fast crossing grave-yards, and would rather talk of operas than hell; calls Cowper, Young, Pascal, Rousseau, poor devils all of sick men; and throughout a care-free lifetime swears by Rabelais as passing wise, and therefore jolly; --not that man is fitted to sit down on tomb-stones, and break the green damp mould with unfathomably wondrous Solomon.
It stands up high and spreads far abroad, and is unfathomably deep.
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In fact, the Bassett's package brags about there being no liquorice, while these new sweeties are called unfathomably "dessert allsorts".
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In the dressage, posh people, pretending they're in Pride And Prejudice, ride horses unfathomably, unnaturally slowly, while in the show-jumping, they canter round casually knocking poles off ridiculously low jumps.
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Perhaps people's end-of-theworld thoughts kept this place quiet last Saturday tea-time while McDonald's next door was unfathomably packed.
Meanwhile, over on the Beeb, the unfathomably popular East Enders plods on with barely a trace of the class Corrie oozes from every pore.