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Dictionary Definition

unfathomable adj
1 of depth; not capable of being sounded or measured [ant: fathomable]
2 so deep as to be unmeasurable; "the abyssal depths of the ocean" [syn: abysmal, abyssal]
3 impossible to come to understand

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Etymology

un- + fathom + -able

Adjective

unfathomable
  1. impossible to fathom; incomprehensible
    The sheer numbers they attacked with were unfathomable.
  2. difficult to penetrate.

Translations

impossible to fathom; incomprehensible
difficult to penetrate

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