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1. impossible

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɑːsəbəl'] not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with.

Synonyms

  • unrealistic
  • impractical
  • unrealizable
  • unattainable
  • unsurmountable
  • possibility
  • unworkable
  • insurmountable
  • unthinkable
  • impracticable
  • unfeasible
  • undoable
  • infeasible
  • unachievable
  • possibleness
  • hopeless

Antonyms

  • realistic
  • surmountable
  • thinkable
  • practical
  • impossibility
  • possible

Etymology

  • impossible (French)
  • impossibilis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Impossible

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How do you pronounce impossible?

Pronounce impossible as ˌɪmˈpɑsəbəl.

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Sentences with impossible


1. Adjective
Milling it at home is nearly impossible, so it is best to purchase it already ground.

Quotes about impossible


1. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default.
- J.K. Rowling

2. Science fiction is any idea that occurs in the head and doesn't exist yet, but soon will, and will change everything for everybody, and nothing will ever be the same again. As soon as you have an idea that changes some small part of the world you are writing science fiction. It is always the art of the possible, never the impossible.
- Ray Bradbury

3. It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
- Robert H. Schuller

2. impossible

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɑːsəbəl'] totally unlikely.

Synonyms

  • unthinkable
  • out of the question
  • inconceivable

Antonyms

  • permissible
  • conscious
  • live
  • fashionable

Etymology

  • impossible (French)
  • impossibilis (Latin)

3. impossible

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɑːsəbəl'] something that cannot be done.

Synonyms

  • impossible action

Antonyms

  • real
  • impracticality

Etymology

  • impossible (French)
  • impossibilis (Latin)

4. impossible

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɑːsəbəl'] used of persons or their behavior.

Synonyms

  • insufferable
  • intolerable
  • unacceptable
  • unsufferable
  • unbearable

Antonyms

  • safe
  • inner
  • interior
  • incoming

Etymology

  • impossible (French)
  • impossibilis (Latin)
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