unfeasible

adjective
un·​fea·​si·​ble | \ ˌən-ˈfē-zə-bəl How to pronounce unfeasible (audio) \

Definition of unfeasible

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

Examples of unfeasible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since 2015, state lawmakers have preferred to cut spending rather than impose taxes, but there is now a broad reckoning that there are few places left to substantially cut the operating budget, and those that remain are politically unfeasible. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, 30 May 2021 There are broader exemptions for any number of people, including those at small outdoor gatherings and anyone who has a legitimate medical condition that makes wearing a mask unfeasible. Usa Today And The Detroit Free Press, Detroit Free Press, 14 May 2021 Aviation’s initial interest in the electric-vehicle revolution faded as executives realized that carrying heavy batteries more than very small ranges through the air is unfeasible. Jon Sindreu, WSJ, 14 May 2021 Holding the game in Turkey would have been unfeasible since players, staff and officials would have been expected to quarantine for 10 days upon returning to England, and national team games are set to start soon after the final is played. Nicholas Reimann, Forbes, 13 May 2021 But the building's layout, and its deteriorating condition, made that unfeasible. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 May 2021 And for many Lawrence families, taking time off work to get vaccinated — or recover from the shots’ unpleasant side-effects — is financially unfeasible. BostonGlobe.com, 16 Apr. 2021 Audiences at Minnesota entertainment venues are currently capped at 50% of capacity under Gov. Tim Walz's COVID-19 safety guidelines, a limit that most in the industry see as economically unfeasible. Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune, 24 Mar. 2021 That, though, became unfeasible with Playhouse Square remaining closed and indoor gatherings still limited. Zachary Lewis, cleveland, 1 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of unfeasible

1527, in the meaning defined above

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“Unfeasible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfeasible. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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