Translation of unthinkable in Spanish:


inconcebible, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌənˈθɪŋkəb(ə)l//ʌnˈθɪŋkəb(ə)l/


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    it is unthinkable that … (+ subj) es inconcebible que
    • it would be unthinkable for them to refuse sería inconcebible que se negaran
    • Such draconian measures would be almost unthinkable in a democratic system.
    • His creed, and his actions, are unthinkable, but he is also our invention.
    • By 60, you've learnt to think the unthinkable and, even better, to say the unsayable.
    • Yet think of other Scots for whom such a remedy would be unthinkable.
    • Other families with other children, he says, have suffered unthinkable loss.
    • When a team is embroiled in a relegation battle a meagre point never seems quite enough to quench the fear of the unthinkable.
    • Such events seemed unthinkable to most mainstream commentators a few years ago.
    • A couple of decades ago, such an event happening in England would have been unthinkable.
    • Less than a decade ago such adjoining public events would have been unthinkable.
    • In its 18 years in power it pressed ahead with previously unthinkable policies.
    • Thankfully Ferguson was one of them too, and the unthinkable defeat became merely an unpalatable draw.
    • What are the frontlines of defence against such an unthinkable catastrophe?
    • Before the event got under way, that prospect seemed pretty much unthinkable.
    • A whole winter brooding on the events of August would be unthinkable for such a meticulous mind.
    • In extreme cases it can also lead to suicide and, unthinkable but not unheard of, the death of a child at the hands of its own mother.
    • To involve them in a new set of dangers would have been unthinkable.
    • That any Trade Union could ever be expelled from the Party was once unthinkable.
    • No one should be naive enough to believe these possibilities are unthinkable.
    • He says the ghoulish graveyard thefts would have been unthinkable in an earlier age.
    • In such a situation a handshake is unthinkable and a mere waving of one hand is somehow too frivolous.


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    the unthinkable lo inimaginable