Thursday, September 25, 2008

Adjectives

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Inconceivable
In`con*ceiv"a*ble\, a. [Pref. in- not + conceivable: cf. F. inconcevable.] Not conceivable; incapable of being conceived by the mind; not explicable by the human intellect, or by any known principles or agencies; incomprehensible; as, it is inconceivable to us how the will acts in producing muscular motion.
It is inconceivable to me that a spiritual substance should represent an extended figure. --Locke. --

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Incomprehensible
In*com`pre*hen"si*ble\, a. [L. incomprehensibilis: cf. F. incompr['e]hensible. See In- not, and Comprehensible.]
1. Not capable of being contained within limits.
An infinite and incomprehensible substance. --Hooker.
2. Not capable of being comprehended or understood; beyond the reach of the human intellect; inconceivable.
And all her numbered stars that seem to roll Spaces incomprehensible. --Milton. --

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