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

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Recent Examples on the Web Your partner or a close friend distract you a bit with unrealizable goals. Tribune Content Agency, oregonlive, "Horoscope for Nov. 10, 2019: Happy birthday Kiernan Shipka; Capricorn, organization helps realize goals," 10 Nov. 2019 The fact that Kingelez’s projects are unrealizable shields them from any nattering rationality. Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker, "The Utopian Vision of Bodys Isek Kingelez," 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, "Meet the Press - December 31, 2017," 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, "Democracy Is Not a Poll," 20 July 2017

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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 24 Feb. 2021.

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