in·​fea·​si·​ble (ˌ)in-ˈfē-zə-bəl How to pronounce infeasible (audio)
: not feasible : impracticable
infeasibility noun

Examples of infeasible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That is infeasible given the power of the dollar and the U.S.‘s longstanding relations with some of the region’s biggest economies. Andrew Latham, The Conversation, 3 Nov. 2023 But the notion that electric vehicles are economically out of reach, technically infeasible and will somehow cripple domestic auto production and shift manufacturing to China appears belied by what is actually happening. Anjali Huynh, New York Times, 5 Oct. 2023 Meanwhile, as the US continues to gut its social safety nets, having children is slowly becoming economically infeasible. Leo Kim, WIRED, 31 Aug. 2023 Banks have been brittle on financing these projects only offering Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOC), an instrument that is intimidating and often infeasible for families. Roger Valdez, Forbes, 10 Oct. 2022 What if the areas selected by government officials for development are ultimately deemed infeasible by solar and wind developers? Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times, 11 May 2023 The 2018 plan has some outdated or infeasible ideas, such as moving offices to Sequoyah Hall or winterizing the pool, Gentry said. Stacy Ryburn, Arkansas Online, 10 July 2023 Business leaders, on the other hand, warn the new restrictions would render as many as 12,000 residential units in the DTLA 2040 plan financially infeasible, at least for the immediate future, undercutting efforts to expand the housing supply and make headway on the region’s affordability crisis. David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2023 Single-crystal diamond rotors have, until now, been infeasible because of the difficulty in hollowing them out. IEEE Spectrum, 8 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1533, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of infeasible was in 1533

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“Infeasible.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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