undoable

adjective
un·​do·​able | \ ˌən-ˈdü-ə-bəl How to pronounce undoable (audio) , ˈən- \

Definition of undoable

1 : impossible to do : not doable a theoretical approach that proved to be undoable in practice
2 : able to be reversed or undone : possible to undo Nearly everything you can do to an image is undoable. In fact, you can usually undo a substantial number of the most recent things you did, if you decide that they're misguided.— Bill Rosoman

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Examples of undoable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This finicky work—sometimes transposing a hold by an inch, or rotating it by a few degrees, turning a move from undoable to easy—lasted into the night and continued the next morning. The Economist, "For Olympic climbing’s route-setters, a blank wall is a canvas," 18 Dec. 2019 Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday argued that a Chernobyl-style cover-up is undoable now due to fast and multi-sourced information. Fox News, "Russia nuclear missile explosion resulted in radioactive isotopes found in test samples after accident," 26 Aug. 2019 Peskov argued that a Chernobyl-style cover-up is undoable now due to fast and multi-sourced information. Vladimir Isachenkov, chicagotribune.com, "Russian doctor has trace of radiation after blast at military testing range," 23 Aug. 2019 Peskov argued that a Chernobyl-style cover-up is undoable now due to fast and multi-sourced information. Washington Post, "Russian doctor has trace of radiation after explosion," 23 Aug. 2019 So unclench your muscles and commit to melting your own heart in the face of the seemingly undoable and unfeelable. Bess Matassa, Teen Vogue, "Weekly Horoscopes Aug 13-19," 11 Aug. 2018 That history of doing the undoable gives Republicans pause about simply walking away from Trump. Chris Cillizza, CNN, "Trump's intelligence slip-up may be the straw that breaks the camel's back," 15 May 2017

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First Known Use of undoable

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Undoable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undoable. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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