un·fea·si·ble | \ˌən-ˈfē-zə-bəl \

Definition of unfeasible 

: not capable of being done or carried out : not feasible an economically unfeasible plan

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An Austin developer has cancelled plans to build an $83 million mixed-use tower across the street from City Hall after determining that the project was unfeasible, according to the city. Richard Webner, San Antonio Express-News, "Developer cancels $83 million apartment tower next to city hall," 5 July 2018 The idea of coming together to honor someone primarily for his or her religious faith now seems almost unfeasible. Michelle Boorstein, Washington Post, "Billy Graham is the first religious leader to lie in honor at the U.S. Capitol. Some say he should be the last.," 1 Mar. 2018 An attempt was even made by Benitez to bring Townsend back to the club on loan in January, but this proved unfeasible due to Palace’s lofty demands. SI.com, "Newcastle Given Hope of Reunion With Former Star as Crystal Palace Soften Stance on Sale of Winger," 22 June 2018 For those without the resources, city living becomes economically unfeasible compared to the suburbs. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Why do young parents move away? Our cities aren’t designed for kids," 19 June 2018 Inside the Trump administration, current and former officials say, there is considerable unease about the policy, which is regarded by some charged with carrying it out as unfeasible in practice and questionable morally. New York Times, "How Trump Came to Enforce a Practice of Separating Migrant Families," 16 June 2018 Sports hijabs were rare and needed to be imported at a high cost, making them unfeasible for most schoolgirls. Ruqaya Izzidien, Outside Online, "Fatimah Hussein Is America's Sports Hijab Pioneer," 6 June 2018 Unit owners can file a declaratory lawsuit to obtain a judicial decree to prevent the board from continuing such actions, but the cost of legal fees to do so is economically unfeasible for most individuals. Howard Dakoff, chicagotribune.com, "Aldermen introduce ordinance to strike down controversial part of Illinois condo law," 6 Feb. 2018 After that, Pluto’s axial tilt would cause more and more of its surface to be in shadow, making a worthwhile flyby unfeasible for decades to come. Marcia Bartusiak, WSJ, "‘Chasing New Horizons’ and ‘Discovering Pluto’ Reviews: Big Lessons From a Tiny World," 11 May 2018

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1527, in the meaning defined above

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