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unfathomable

adjective uk   /ʌnˈfæð.ə.mə.bl̩/ formal us  
impossible to understand: For some unfathomable reason they built the toilet next to the kitchen.
unfathomably
adverb uk   /-bli/ formal us  
Translations of “unfathomable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無法理解的, 難以理解的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无法理解的, 难以理解的…
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