Inconceivableness
Inconceivable In`con*ceiv"a*ble, a. [Pref. in- not + conceivable: cf. F. inconcevable.] 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. [1913 Webster]

It is inconceivable to me that a spiritual substance should represent an extended figure. --Locke. -- {In`con*ceiv"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {In`con*ceiv"a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The inconceivableness of a quality existing without any subject to possess it. --A. Tucker. [1913 Webster]


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  • inconceivableness — noun see inconceivable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inconceivableness — See inconceivability. * * * …   Universalium

  • inconceivableness — noun The quality of being inconceivable. Syn: inconceivability Ant: conceivableness …   Wiktionary

  • inconceivableness — n. quality of being unimaginable, incomprehensibility; quality of being difficult to believe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inconceivableness — n. Incomprehensibleness, incomprehensibility (which see) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • inconceivableness — in·conceivableness …   English syllables

  • inconceivableness — noun the state of being impossible to conceive • Syn: ↑inconceivability • Derivationally related forms: ↑inconceivable, ↑inconceivable (for: ↑inconceivability) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unintelligibility — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Unintelligibility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 unintelligibility unintelligibility Sgm: N 1 incomprehensibility incomprehensibility imperspicuity Sgm: N 1 inconceivableness inconceivableness vagueness &c. >Adj. Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • inconceivability — noun the state of being impossible to conceive • Syn: ↑inconceivableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑inconceivable (for: ↑inconceivableness), ↑inconceivable • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inconceivability — In con*ceiv a*bil i*ty, n. The quality of being inconceivable; inconceivableness. [1913 Webster] The inconceivability of the Infinite. Mansel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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