Definition of conceivable in English:

conceivable

Syllabification: con·ceiv·a·ble
Pronunciation: /kənˈsēvəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Capable of being imagined or grasped mentally: a mass uprising was entirely conceivable it was photographed from every conceivable angle
More example sentences
  • Then it is argued that what is imaginable or conceivable is metaphysically possible.
  • She was mentally running through every conceivable reason for her daughter not to make contact.
  • There were countless volumes ranging over almost every subject imaginable and in little conceivable order.
Synonyms
imaginable, possible; plausible, tenable, credible, believable, thinkable, feasible; understandable, comprehensible

Derivatives

conceivability

Pronunciation: /kənˌsēvəˈbilitē/
noun
More example sentences
  • Orr's criterion for possibility is conceivability.
  • Descartes is indeed considering the view of possibility as conceivability, but in doing so he is merely acknowledging what ‘everyone commonly means’ by ‘possible’.
  • Many evolutionary biologists are satisfied with a very undemanding form of ability or capacity-namely conceivability.

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