unreachable

adjective
un·​reach·​able | \ ˌən-ˈrē-chə-bəl How to pronounce unreachable (audio) \

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

Other Words from unreachable

unreachably \ ˌən-​ˈrē-​chə-​blē How to pronounce unreachable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unreachable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Email might be unreachable for a little bit because it is locally hosted. Will Foret, Forbes, 16 June 2022 That never-concede-a-thing attitude propelling Nadal from side to side, forward and backward, speeding to, and redirecting, balls off an opponent’s racket seemingly destined to be unreachable. Howard Frendrich, The Christian Science Monitor, 5 June 2022 That never-concede-a-thing attitude propelling Nadal from side to side, forward and backward, speeding to and redirecting balls off an opponent’s racket seemingly destined to be unreachable. Howard Fendrich, Chicago Tribune, 5 June 2022 The family frets over an older brother now fighting and unreachable. Dominique Soguel, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 May 2022 Dozens of people who stayed in Grand Isle, a narrow beachy islet of homes on stilts facing the Gulf of Mexico, remained cut off and unreachable for much of Monday as phone lines were down and the one road in and out was impassable. New York Times, 30 Aug. 2021 But the staff also observed that the surrounding area could be vulnerable to regular flooding within a couple of decades, rendering the plant unreachable during emergencies. Los Angeles Times, 2 May 2022 Picture a sports field at night, how everything beyond the purview of the floodlights transforms into an unreachable void. Suzannah Showler, Harper’s Magazine , 27 Apr. 2022 Carr raised $24 million to invent nimbler helicopter baskets after a buddy had a search-and-rescue accident and died unreachable. Alexandra Sternlicht, Forbes, 24 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unreachable

circa 1586, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unreachable was circa 1586

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Last Updated

27 Jun 2022

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“Unreachable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreachable. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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