unattainable

adjective un·at·tain·able \ ˌən-ə-ˈtā-nə-bəl \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of unattainable

: not able to be accomplished or achieved : not attainable
  • unattainable goals
  • an unattainable ideal

unattainability

play \ˌən-ə-ˌtā-nə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

unattainably

play \ˌən-ə-ˈtā-nə-blē\ adverb

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First Known Use of unattainable

1662



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