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1. impossibility

noun. ['ˌɪmˌpɔsɪˈbɪlɪti'] incapability of existing or occurring.

Synonyms

  • unattainableness
  • inconceivableness
  • inconceivability
  • nonexistence
  • impossibleness

Antonyms

  • existence
  • call option
  • hopeful
  • realistic

Etymology

  • impossibilitas (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Impossibility

  • indestructibility
  • unpredictability
  • unprofitability
  • incompatibility
  • transferability
  • respectability
  • predictability
  • invulnerability
  • inflexibility
  • unreliability
  • unbreakability
  • unavailability
  • sustainability
  • profitability
  • marketability
  • maneuverability
  • invincibility
  • inevitability
  • enforceability
  • dependability
  • convertibility
  • collectibility
  • vulnerability
  • survivability
  • infallibility
  • desirability
  • comparability
  • believability
  • advisability
  • accessibility

Example sentences of the word impossibility


1. Noun, singular or mass
This question is known as an adynaton, a figure of speech so farfetched it describes an impossibility.

Quotes containing the word impossibility


1. Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face - I know it's an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.
- Nicholas Sparks, Message in a Bottle

2. We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.
- Ray Bradbury

3. Maybe I was destined to forever fall in love with people I couldn’t have. Maybe there’s a whole assortment of impossible people waiting for me to find them. Waiting to make me feel the same impossibility over and over again.
- Carol Rifka Brunt, Tell the Wolves I'm Home

2. impossibility

noun. ['ˌɪmˌpɔsɪˈbɪlɪti'] an alternative that is not available.

Synonyms

  • option
  • impossible
  • alternative
  • impossible action

Antonyms

  • reality
  • inferior
  • tasteless
  • put option

Etymology

  • impossibilitas (Latin)
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