This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 2).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unimaginable)
a. impensable
The Internet revolution would have seemed unthinkable just a few year back.Tan solo unos años atrás, la revolución que ha supuesto Internet hubiera sido impensable.
b. inconcebible
I love my work so much that the idea of retiring to sit around all day and do nothing is unthinkable.Me gusta tanto mi trabajo que la idea de jubilarme y pasarme el día sentado sin hacer nada me resulta inconcebible.
c. inimaginable
In those days, it was almost unthinkable for a woman to head up a law firm.En esa época, era casi inimaginable que una mujer pudiera estar al frente de un bufete de abogados.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (unexpected action)
a. lo impensable
Then he did the unthinkable; he threw my car keys into the sewer.Entonces él hizo lo impensable: tiró mis llaves a la alcantarilla.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. impensable
unthinkable [ʌnˈθɪŋkəbl]
1 (inconceivable) inconcebible; impensable
it is unthinkable that es inconcebible or impensable que
2 (unbearable) insoportable
This place is going to be unthinkable without you. ...Monday's unthinkable tragedy.
the unthinkable lo inconcebible
Edward VIII had done the unthinkable and abdicated the throne
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