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

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Other Words from unreachable

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

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Employee in question currently unreachable on an intl flight. Jon Ronson, Town & Country, "Trial By Hashtag," 13 Feb. 2015 But within days of the attack, the Tor page became unreachable, and the City of Atlanta did not pay the ransom. Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica, "Iranians indicted in Atlanta city government ransomware attack," 5 Dec. 2018 This new Susan comes with a backstop that lifts and locks too, so no item will ever fall over again into unreachable corners. Collier Sutter, House Beautiful, "The $13 Gadget That Will Transform Your Cabinets," 1 Nov. 2018 An even larger share of white men without degrees favor the Republican—making both essentially unreachable by the opposing candidate. Aaron Zitner, WSJ, "The Yawning Divide That Explains American Politics," 30 Oct. 2018 For those unreachable areas, the vaccinators train Nigerian soldiers in how to administer the vaccines. Washington Post, "Nigeria’s Boko Haram extremists hamper polio eradication," 16 Apr. 2018 Since the beginning, Andi saw Jonah as this unreachable person. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "The Stars of "Andi Mack" Share All Their Favorite Moments from Season 2," 13 Aug. 2018 Officials had issued mandatory orders for residents of Leilani Estates and those in Kapoho Beach and Vacationland were advised to leave by last Friday or risk being trapped and unreachable by emergency crews. NBC News, "Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight," 6 June 2018 Officials had issued mandatory orders for residents of Leilani Estates and those in Kapoho Beach and Vacationland were advised to leave by last Friday or risk being trapped and unreachable by emergency crews. NBC News, "Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight," 6 June 2018

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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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unreachable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unreachable

: not able to be arrived at
: not able to be achieved
: not able to be found or spoken to

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