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impossibility

noun im·pos·si·bil·i·ty \(ˌ)im-ˌpä-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

: something that is impossible : something that cannot be done or that cannot happen

: the quality or state of being impossible

Full Definition of IMPOSSIBILITY

1
:  the quality or state of being impossible
2
:  something impossible
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Examples of IMPOSSIBILITY

  1. The blizzard made travel an impossibility.
  2. the impossibility of knowing what the future will bring

First Known Use of IMPOSSIBILITY

14th century
IMPOSSIBILITY Defined for Kids

impossibility

noun im·pos·si·bil·i·ty \im-ˌpä-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\
plural im·pos·si·bil·i·ties

Definition of IMPOSSIBILITY for Kids

1
:  something that cannot be done or occur <Time travel is an impossibility.>
2
:  the quality or state of being impossible

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