un·​fea·​si·​ble ˌən-ˈfē-zə-bəl How to pronounce unfeasible (audio)
: 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 Any progress on longer-term objectives, such as a two-state solution—which is currently perceived as unfeasible and even detached from reality by most Israelis—will require both the support of the United States and normalization of relations with Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries. Amos Yadlin, Foreign Affairs, 8 Mar. 2024 The city’s Police Department, with assistance from the Department of Public Works, rescued 65 people stuck in the storm using high lifts, before blizzard conditions made operations unfeasible, the report said. Lola Fadulu, New York Times, 2 June 2023 Prior to signing Montana Senate Bill 419 into law, critics reported that banning TikTok in the state would likely be both technically and legally unfeasible. Ashley Belanger, Ars Technica, 18 May 2023 Raising taxes is politically risky, if not economically unfeasible, given that the country’s economy is already on life support with much of the working population living abroad, fighting in the war or unemployed. David L. Stern, Washington Post, 20 Mar. 2024 Without the incentives, the return on investment would be a negative 6%, making the development unfeasible. Detroit Free Press, 19 Feb. 2024 But as 1,800-person screenings became increasingly unfeasible, UA split the theater into four or five different auditoriums. Will McCarthy, The Mercury News, 11 Feb. 2024 But such vessels are going to be largely unfeasible for the North without external assistance in the near-term, Panda said. Kim Tong-Hyung, Chicago Tribune, 8 Sep. 2023 Limited mobility and an inability to drive might hinder someone from getting to the grocery store, physical ailments might make standing at the stove to cook unfeasible, a limited retirement income might not cover steep increases in grocery prices. Lauren J. Mapp, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1527, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unfeasible was in 1527

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“Unfeasible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfeasible. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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