unactable

adjective

un·​act·​able ˌən-ˈak-tə-bəl How to pronounce unactable (audio)
: not capable of or suitable for being performed or portrayed : not actable
Stanley Kubrick, the director, has said of Nicholson that he brings to a role the one unactable quality—great intelligence.Ron Rosenbaum
an unactable script/play

Word History

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unactable was in 1810

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“Unactable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unactable. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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