unreachable

adjective un·reach·able \ ˌən-ˈrē-chə-bəl \
Updated on: 10 May 2018

Definition of unreachable

: incapable of being reached: such as
a : impossible to get to or get at
  • a location unreachable by car
b : impossible to contact or communicate with
  • was unreachable by phone
  • emotionally unreachable teenagers
c : impossible to achieve : not attainable
  • an unreachable dream/goal

unreachably

play \ˌən-ˈrē-chə-blē\ adverb

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First Known Use of unreachable

circa 1586

in the meaning defined above

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