unrealizable

adjective
un·​re·​al·​iz·​able | \ ˌən-ˌrē-ə-ˈlī-zə-bəl How to pronounce unrealizable (audio) \

Definition of unrealizable

: incapable of being effected or accomplished : not realizable an unrealizable goal/plan

Examples of unrealizable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hence, visiting the galactic center in a spacecraft powered with Bussard ramjet within a lifetime is unrealizable. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 6 Jan. 2022 Judging from the Biden administration's first 100 days -- an unrealistic and unrealizable metric by which to judge a presidency -- there's no danger of that happening. Aaron David Miller, CNN, 28 Apr. 2021 Your partner or a close friend distract you a bit with unrealizable goals. Tribune Content Agency, oregonlive, 10 Nov. 2019 The fact that Kingelez’s projects are unrealizable shields them from any nattering rationality. Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker, 4 June 2017 That was a signature promise and was probably the most flagrantly unrealizable promise in all of American presidential politics, the idea that Mexico would pay for this wall. NBC News, 31 Dec. 2017 The actual proposals in King’s article are a convenient mix of the inoffensive and the unrealizable, and therefore are not particularly concerning. Max Bloom, National Review, 20 July 2017 See More

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First Known Use of unrealizable

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Unrealizable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrealizable. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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