An impossibility. ""Madam," quoth he, "this were an impossible!"" (Chaucer)
Not possible; incapable of being done, of existing, etc.; unattainable in the nature of things, or by means at command; insuperably difficult under the circumstances; absurd or impracticable; not feasible. "With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible." (Matt. Xix. 26) "Without faith it is impossible to please him." (Heb. Xi.
Synonyms: See Impracticable.
Origin: F, fr. L. Impossibilis; pref. Im- not + possibilis possible. See Possible.
(01 Mar 1998)
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