UNFATHOMABLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UNFATHOMABLE
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unfathomable
 a.  difficult or impossible to understand; difficult or impossible to measure
Classic Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  Though she had emerged from the most unfathomable depths of social shadow, she bore on her brow the sign of the anonymous and the unknown.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
2  Although no absolute satisfaction is given to philosophy, either to circumscribe the cause or to limit the effect, the contemplator falls into those unfathomable ecstasies caused by these decompositions of force terminating in unity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOLIIS AC FRONDIBUS
3  The war of the street was suddenly transfigured by some unfathomable inward working of his soul, before the eye of his thought.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER III—THE EXTREME EDGE
4  Eternal city, unfathomable sewer.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA
5  Sometimes a fontis was three or four feet deep, sometimes eight or ten; sometimes the bottom was unfathomable.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—IN THE CASE OF SAND AS IN THAT OF WOMAN, THERE ...
6  She used to sit on the sand with his head in her lap by the hour rubbing her fingers over his eyes and looking at him with unfathomable delight.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
7  I assured her that its profundity was quite unfathomable, and expressed my belief that nothing like it had ever been known.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. MY AUNT ASTONISHES ME
8  The unfathomable eyes gazed ironically and insolently at him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 14
9  There is no mystery in it; there is an unfathomable mystery in the meanest of them, for ever.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
10  And he was still with her, in an unfathomable silence along with her.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
11  I thought of their unfathomable distance, and the slow inevitable drift of their movements out of the unknown past into the unknown future.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VII
12  Evening passed, night came, and the feeling of suspense and softening of heart in the presence of the unfathomable did not lessen but increased.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VIII
13  But to Pierre he always remained what he had seemed that first night: an unfathomable, rounded, eternal personification of the spirit of simplicity and truth.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIII
14  In his captivity he had learned that in Karataev God was greater, more infinite and unfathomable than in the Architect of the Universe recognized by the Freemasons.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XII
15  At Ashley's name he turned and looked at her, his pale eyes unfathomable.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
Example Sentence:
1  Unable to get to the bottom of the mystery, Watson declared it was unfathomable.
2  They've fled violence in Myanmar and sought refuge in neighboring Bangladesh; the amount of people is just unfathomable, and U.N. called the exodus as the fastest growing refugee crisis.
3  For the first time it recoiled, baffled; and for the first time glancing behind, on each side, and before it, it saw all round an unfathomed gulf.