Definition of unimaginable in English:



  • Difficult or impossible to imagine or comprehend.

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