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VOSD’s MacKenzie Elmer reports in a new story on the agency’s latest push for an idea that has long been considered unthinkable.

It could be the most expensive public works project in San Diego’s 170-year history and the idea has been discussed for decades but was long written off as unthinkable.

A few years ago, BP’s plan to pivot away from oil would been unthinkable.

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Graphics by Anna WiederkehrAmericans have changed their behavior in ways that would have been unthinkable even a few months ago.

We need to get money into people’s hands immediately to prevent the unthinkable from happening right here in the United States.

It is, Zelden said, “unthinkable” that Scalise would harbor these views.

You even went out and bought the fabric for your own Oscar dress, which would be unthinkable for an actress to do today.

To the millions of Russians who listen to Echo both on the radio and online, the idea of life without Echo is unthinkable.

Defying instructions would have been unthinkable during the tenure of his father or grandfather.

A few short years ago, says Pierre Monie, such a scene would have been nearly unthinkable.

And when Lessard flung out that last unthinkable accusation, the explosion came.

While it is raw, and crude, and practically in its infancy, it at the same time suggests an unthinkable antiquity.

This unthinkable giant had an arm about each pillar and strained as Samson had strained at the pillars of the temple.

A thing purple and dripping with blood—ghastly—unthinkable—monstrous—a spectre of nightmare dreams!

Both had made costly sacrifices, of which he was unworthy; but it was unthinkable that the sacrifices should be made in vain.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unthinkable, such as: absurd, extraordinary, illogical, implausible, impossible, and improbable.

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