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impossible


im·pos·si·ble  (m-ps-bl)
adj.
1. Incapable of having existence or of occurring.
2. Not capable of being accomplished: an impossible goal.
3. Unacceptable; intolerable: impossible behavior.
4. Extremely difficult to deal with or tolerate: an impossible child; an impossible situation.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin impossibilis : in-, not; see in-1 + possibilis, possible; see possible.]

im·possi·bly adv.


impossible  /mpsbl/  adj. 1 not able to be done: Flying by flapping your arms is impossible. 2 not acceptable, ridiculous: He knows our limits, but still makes impossible demands. 3 extremely difficult, unbearable: She is impossible to talk to when shes angry. -n. [U] impossibility; -adv. impossibly.

Thesaurus: impossible 1 unworkable, unachievable, out of the question. Ant. possible. 2 absurd, impractical, outrageous. Ant. acceptable. impossible

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