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Solar companies warned that the changes make rooftop solar economics unworkable.
Ryan’s boosterism aside, this new AHCA is still unworkable and, in all likelihood, still unpopular—the original bill was polling at 17 percent.
As a character in the pilot, Cavanaugh exists for only one reason and that's to half-heartedly propose reasons Tanner's plan is icky or unworkable or fundamentally wrong.
But over the years, the military options have consistently been viewed as unworkable, owing to the sheer horror that would ensue if North Korea retaliated — as would be expected — by striking South Korea.
The bill would require states to organize their own health care systems by 2020 — a time frame that many health care experts say is unworkable — and would also give states a way to roll back protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
For Scottish molecular biologist Richard Henderson, these restrictions were simply unworkable to look at the molecules that make up living cells.
The idea had been an early goal of some abolitionists a century earlier and led to the creation of Liberia, but U.S. support had long been abandoned as unworkable and costly.
Even before the White House released its list of demands, some Republican lawmakers had dismissed as unworkable the idea of trying to make far-reaching changes in the immigration system in the short time available to protect Dreamers.
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First Known Use of unworkable
Synonymsimpracticable, inoperable, nonpractical, unserviceable, unusable, impractical, useless
Antonymsapplicable, feasible, functional, operable, operational, practicable, practical, serviceable, ultrapractical, usable (also useable), useful, utilizable, workable
Related Wordsunsuitable; inaccessible, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable; dead, dormant, fallow, free, idle, inactive, inert, inoperative, latent; arrested, interrupted, suspended; unrealistic
Near Antonymsaccessible, acquirable, available, obtainable, procurable, reachable; all-around (also all-round), handy; active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, operating, operative, running, working
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