in·​fea·​si·​ble | \ (ˌ)in-ˈfē-zə-bəl How to pronounce infeasible (audio) \

Definition of infeasible

: not feasible : impracticable

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infeasibility \ (ˌ)in-​ˌfē-​zə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce infeasible (audio) \ noun

Examples of infeasible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other common happiness advice is ineffective, infeasible, or both. Arthur C. Brooks, The Atlantic, 21 Apr. 2022 Some open source software automatically downloads and incorporates new dependency versions, and even for those that don't, the vast amount of code often makes manual reviews infeasible. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 18 Mar. 2022 Amazon’s ideas might appear laughable at a glance, but not entirely infeasible. Nat Watkins, Wired, 15 Mar. 2022 Whether McGrory’s assertion that the Mission Valley arena idea has been deemed infeasible alleviates fears or creates new questions remains to be determined. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Feb. 2022 The opening of the archives, the publication of their documents and the work of organizations like Memorial have made that infeasible. Richard Cohen, Smithsonian Magazine, 18 Mar. 2022 In a separate study, published in July, IBM researchers proved that quantum computers can learn to classify data in a task that is infeasible for any classical computer. Quanta Magazine, 4 Feb. 2022 The cost to bring sanitation to this level in Alaska was higher than the cost of every other community combined in the IHS report, at nearly $1.4 billion (including feasible and infeasible projects). Celina Tebor, Los Angeles Times, 26 June 2021 An unintended consequence is that new housing is discouraged because inclusion is often infeasible. Phillip Molnar, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of infeasible

1533, in the meaning defined above

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10 May 2022

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“Infeasible.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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