Definition of Thinkable

1. Adjective. Capable of being conceived or imagined or considered.

Definition of Thinkable

1. a. Capable of being thought or conceived; cogitable.

Definition of Thinkable

1. Adjective. Able to be thought or imagined; conceivable; feasible or possible. ¹

2. Adjective. Morally acceptable or legal (rare). ¹

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Definition of Thinkable

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thinkable

think on one's feet
think out
think over
think piece
think tank
think tanks
think the world of
think through
think twice
think up
think with one's other head
thinkable (current term)
thinking cap
thinking distance
thinking distances

Literary usage of Thinkable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Catholic Quarterly Review by James Andrew Corcoran, Patrick John Ryan, Edmond Francis Prendergast (1886)
"The conclusion, then, to which we are forced, is that the ego and existence—the latter as to very existence, the former as to essence —are thinkable, ..."

2. Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University Reform by William Hamilton (1852)
"... l CONDITIONS OF THE thinkable. G79 Though necessary to state the condition of Non-contradiction, there is no dispute about its effect, no danger of its ..."

3. Religion as Credible Doctrine: A Study of the Fundamental Difficulty by William Hurrell Mallock (1903)
"Innumerable of the wii i in a attempts have been made to find, on psychological thinkable form. L ' r ' & grounds, a means of escape for this great moral ..."

4. Religion as Credible Doctrine: A Study of the Fundamental Difficulty by William Hurrell Mallock (1903)
"... two parts is necessarily half of the chapter n cubic content of the whole; but if we imagine a The thinkable partition, without top or bottom or ends, ..."

5. Review of Theology & Philosophy edited by Allan Menzies (1906)
"to question the validity of the contrast between il puro pensabile (the pure thinkable) and the sphere of " immediate and intuitive knowledge. ..."

6. The Philosophy of History by Augustus Schade, Rudolf Rocholl (1899)
"Without this motive principle neither the motion of masses nor of their parts would be thinkable. The mutual tendency of finding itself or fleeing from ..."

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