Definition of unimaginable in English:



  • Difficult or impossible to imagine or comprehend.

    ‘lives of almost unimaginable deprivation’
    • ‘To him, such an unimaginable scale of murder was not evil but a lodestar - the ultimate expression of his politics.’
    • ‘In case the dam collapses due to an earthquake or any other fault, the devastation will be unimaginable.’
    • ‘The ecological damage that this project would cause is almost unimaginable.’
    • ‘Love as glorified by poets draws the common man's inherent curiosity to unimaginable extents.’
    • ‘Without the Internet, of course, such a global protest would be unimaginable.’
    • ‘The crowd was in a rapture; dissent seemed unimaginable; the message was upbeat and unifying.’
    • ‘It is unimaginable what effect the document would have without signatures.’
    • ‘He made a real difference, an almost unimaginable difference, and he did it without guns, or bombs, or hatred of any kind.’
    • ‘At Almondvale yesterday it spoke of sadness and unimaginable loss.’
    • ‘We have heard tales of immense human suffering and unimaginable depravity.’
    • ‘The cruelty endured by the children of the Victorian poor, who were sold to work as chimney sweeps, was unimaginable.’
    • ‘These churches are becoming civic in a way unimaginable since the 13th century and its cathedral towns.’
    • ‘In the decades ahead, we will face other threats that seem just as unimaginable to us today.’
    • ‘Already the war has brought changes that just a few months ago would have been unimaginable.’
    • ‘He thinks they have squandered unbelievable and unimaginable opportunities.’
    • ‘We can share ideas and personnel to an extent that would be unimaginable in any other industry.’
    • ‘We are in an ever-changing world where we are confronted by threats that were unimaginable 25 years ago.’
    • ‘The consequences for the World Bank if it lost a suit filed by Indonesia would be unimaginable, he said.’
    • ‘You might as well imagine this scene, because the real one is utterly unimaginable.’
    • ‘But it is unimaginable that you would ever see an Australian politician doing this.’
    unthinkable, inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable, unheard of, unthought of, unimagined, unspeakable, unutterable, untold, ineffable, implausible, improbable, unlikely, impossible, undreamed of, beyond one's wildest dreams, beyond the realm of reason
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