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Capable of being imagined or grasped mentally.‘a mass uprising was entirely conceivable’‘in every conceivable way that action was entirely wrong’‘the body was photographed from every conceivable angle’
imaginable, possibleView synonyms
- ‘This technology involves 20 cameras filming every home game from every conceivable angle.’
- ‘There were countless volumes ranging over almost every subject imaginable and in little conceivable order.’
- ‘It is conceivable that such a day could come, but it is certainly not on the horizon now.’
- ‘It was the director, hunched forward in his chair before a wall of monitors covering every conceivable angle on the field.’
- ‘It makes sense to enquire as energetically as possible into the greatest conceivable truth.’
- ‘In the meantime, be sure to cover any opinions presented here from all conceivable angles.’
- ‘It is conceivable that the story of our imaginary graduate student might end more happily.’
- ‘No conceivable counter-measures effort could possibly have achieved more.’
- ‘It's also quite conceivable that he may be in the process of destroying them right now.’
- ‘What is it, that causes us to pat our own back on every conceivable occasion?’
- ‘She was mentally running through every conceivable reason for her daughter not to make contact.’
- ‘Isn't it conceivable he could be almost to Chicago by now, or at least well out of this area?’
- ‘Is it conceivable that Europe will one day attain the position America has enjoyed?’
- ‘Then it is argued that what is imaginable or conceivable is metaphysically possible.’
- ‘Cars, credit cards and every other conceivable product are today being aimed at women.’
- ‘The pictures covered every conceivable subject and were a credit to those who painted them.’
- ‘It is conceivable that we will find ourselves going to the polls again to redefine our citizenship.’
- ‘It is for things to be such that it is conceivable or imaginable for knowledge of them to be had which would enable us to know the future.’
- ‘There would not be enough room on any conceivable vessel to hold enough specimens of all the species.’
- ‘Yet Brayton clung to them as long as any conceivable argument could be made for them.’
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