impossibility


im·pos·si·bil·i·ty

noun \(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

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

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