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.

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.

The inconceivableness of a quality existing without any subject to possess it. A. Tucker.

 

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