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Impossible Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • something that cannot be done; "his assignment verged on the impossible"
  • not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with; "an impossible dream"; "an impossible situation"
  • totally unlikely
  • used of persons or their behavior; "impossible behavior"; "insufferable insolence"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • something that cannot be done; "his assignment verged on the impossible"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Impossible'


  • Impossible: Impossible(s) or Impossibility may refer to: Law : Impossibility , term used in contract law. Fictional characters : The Impossible Man , a Marvel ...
  • Impossible (Shontelle song): "Impossible" is a song by Barbadian recording artist Shontelle . It is the lead single from her second studio album, No Gravity (2010). ...
  • Mission: Impossible (1988 TV series): Mission: Impossible is an American television series that chronicles the missions of a team of secret American government agents known ...

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'Impossible' example sentence in quotations


* It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf. - H.L. Mencken

* The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair. - Douglas Adams

* It is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth without making some other Englishman hate or despise him. - George Bernard Shaw


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Impossible Sample Sentences in News


  • 'Not Impossible' Others in US Could Get Ebola, CDC Head Says
    The country's top medical official who has vowed to stop Ebola "in its tracks" in the U.S., conceded today that it's "not impossible" that others will contract the disease. Read more on this news related to 'Impossible'
  • Philippines' Aquino criticises UN for mission 'impossible'
    Manila (AFP) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday criticised the United Nations for refusing to better arm Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, saying this made their mission "impossible". Read more on this news related to 'Impossible'
  • Syria peacekeeping 'impossible'
    The Philippines says it will not participate in "impossible or unclear" UN peacekeeping missions after a rebel ambush in the Syrian Golan Heights. Read more on this news related to 'Impossible'

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