incogitable


incogitable
incogitable (adj.) "unthinkable," 1520s, from L.L. incogitabilis, from in- "not" (see IN- (Cf. in-) (1)) + cogitabilis, from stem of cogitare (see COGITATION (Cf. cogitation)).

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  • Incogitable — In*cog i*ta*ble, a. [L. incogitabilis; pref. in not + cogitabilis cogitable.] Not cogitable; inconceivable. Sir T. More …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incogitable — [in käj′i tə bəl] adj. 〚L incogitabilis: see IN 2 & COGITABLE〛 Rare unthinkable; inconceivable * * * …   Universalium

  • incogitable — [in käj′i tə bəl] adj. [L incogitabilis: see IN 2 & COGITABLE] Rare unthinkable; inconceivable …   English World dictionary

  • incogitable — a. Unthinkable, unintelligible, incapable of being made coherent …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • incogitable — in·cogitable …   English syllables

  • incogitable — /ɪnˈkɒdʒətəbəl/ (say in kojuhtuhbuhl) adjective unthinkable. {Late Latin incogitābilis} –incogitability /ɪnˌkɒdʒətəˈbɪləti/ (say in.kojuhtuh biluhtee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • incogitable — (ˈ)in, ən+ adjective Etymology: Latin incogitabilis unthinking, unthinkable, from in in (I) + cogitabilis cogitable more at cogitable : impossible to accept or believe : unthinkable, inconceivable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Incogitancy — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Absence or want of thought. < N PARAG:Incogitancy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 incogitancy incogitancy vacancy inunderstanding Sgm: N 1 fatuity fatuity &c. 499 Sgm: N 1 thoughtlessness thoughtlessness &c.(inattention) 458… …   English dictionary for students

  • The unconditioned — Unconditioned Un con*di tioned, a. 1. Not conditioned or subject to conditions; unconditional. [1913 Webster] 2. (Metaph.) Not subject to condition or limitations; infinite; absolute; hence, inconceivable; incogitable. Sir W. Hamilton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Unconditioned — Un con*di tioned, a. 1. Not conditioned or subject to conditions; unconditional. [1913 Webster] 2. (Metaph.) Not subject to condition or limitations; infinite; absolute; hence, inconceivable; incogitable. Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] {The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English