fathomable fathomable  /ˈfæ ðə mə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth
  2. (adj) (of meaning) capable of being penetrated or comprehended

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The earlier hardships are scarcely fathomable to today's TV-watching, french-fry chomping young.
  2. It just pushes it beyond fathomable.
  3. One thing shadows tell you is that nothing worth knowing is instantly fathomable.

News

  • It's So Hot We're Going Into The Subway To Cool Down

    First, let's get the mandatory stock phrase out out of the way—New Yorkers are trying every fathomable way to beat the heat today, boiling their brains to cook up new methods of cooling down and staying cool on this Wednesday that is two accidents away from a dystopian global warming sci-fi movie of 2025. As Bob Dylan once famously said, "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the sun ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Gothamist

Quotes

  1. "When we were in our second and third seasons, it was not fathomable to me that we would be here today, in our sixth season," actor James Lafferty said.
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: James Lafferty Source: FOXNews

  2. "Hats off to Mike Fontenot," DeRosa said. "What he's doing, to come up here and hit .400, is unbelievable. It's not even fathomable, to be honest ...... Every third-base coach has asked me, 'Who is this guy? What the heck is going on?' He's...
    on Jun 28, 2007 By: Mark DeRosa Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "Three hundred wins is amazing," Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood said. "Three hundred wins -- I'm trying to get 100. I just got my 50th last year. Right now, it's not even fathomable for me." "I can sit in the dugout and predict 75 percent of...
    on Apr 6, 2004 By: Kerry Wood Source: Cubs.com

Word of the Day
fathom fathom
/ˈfæ ðəm /