impossibly


adjective

  1. not possible; unable to be, exist, happen, etc.
  2. unable to be done, performed, effected, etc.: an impossible assignment.
  3. incapable of being true, as a rumor.
  4. not to be done, endured, etc., with any degree of reason or propriety: an impossible situation.
  5. utterly impracticable: an impossible plan.
  6. hopelessly unsuitable, difficult, or objectionable.

adjective

  1. incapable of being done, undertaken, or experienced
  2. incapable of occurring or happening
  3. absurd or inconceivable; unreasonableit’s impossible to think of him as a bishop
  4. informal intolerable; outrageousthose children are impossible
adj.

late 14c., from Old French impossible, from Latin impossibilis “not possible,” from assimilated form of in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + possibilis (see possible). Related: Impossibly.

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