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unfathomable

uhn fa dhuh muh buhl

  • a  of depth; not capable of being sounded or measured
  • s  resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable
  • s  impossible to come to understand

  • Christianity has always been content to stand or fall by this paradox, this mystery, this unfathomable truth.
  • Says Poliner: "It's unfathomable that a process that should be about healing could be used to attack doctors.
  • The investment banks that dominated this second system spewed forth unfathomable amounts of securitized paper, like the now infamous collateralized debt obligations, over which .
News & Articles

  • Nothing to fear now, but soon . . .
    Big Brother’s eyes might be too big for his stomach — for now. The top secret federal surveillance program called PRISM that was blown by NSA contractor-turned-civil-liberties-activist Edward Snowden last week has a frightening potential to let the government spy on our every keystroke. It involves an almost unfathomable dataset.
    June 11, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • Secretariat Won The Belmont Stakes By 31 Lengths 40 Years Ago Today
    Today's the 40th anniversary of Secretariat's victory at the Belmont Stakes. The horse won by an unfathomable 31 lengths to clinch the 1973 Triple Crown. Secretariat was the first Triple Crown winner since 1948, and there have only been two since. Secretariat averaged 37.5 miles an hour during the race and finished in 2:24, two seconds faster than the next best times at the Belmont Stakes. Easy ...
    June 9, 2013 - Deadspin
Quotes

  • Curt Schilling in USA Today
    Speaking on a Boston radio station Wednesday, Schilling said Ramirez's "level of disrespect to teammates and people was unfathomable."
  • John Amaechi in SI.com
    I'm actually tempted to laugh,Amaechi told The Miami Herald. "Finally, someone who is honest. It is ridiculous, absurd, petty, bigoted and shows a lack of empathy that is gargantuan and unfathomable. But it is honest. And it illustrates...
  • Lincoln Diaz-Balart in Forbes
    This is an unfathomable tragedy,Diaz-Balart said. "It begs the question: 'How much does Haiti have to suffer before Haitians in the US are granted TPS?'"

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