What is another word for impossible?

Synonyms for impossible
ɪmˈpɒs ə bəlim·pos·si·ble

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Wiktionary4.0 / 1 vote

  1. impossiblenoun


  2. impossiblenoun

    not possible, not able to be done.


  3. impossibleadjective

    of a person, very difficult to deal with.

    You never listen to a word I say - you're impossible!


Princeton's WordNet1.7 / 3 votes

  1. impossibleadjective

    something that cannot be done

    "his assignment verged on the impossible"

    viable, manageable, attainable, doable, affirmable, tolerable, feasible, accomplishable, executable, thinkable, achievable, workable, mathematical, realizable, possible, contingent, assertable, practicable, come-at-able

  2. impossibleadjective

    not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with

    "an impossible dream"; "an impossible situation"

    unimaginable, insufferable, inconceivable, unacceptable, out of the question, unsufferable

    achievable, workable, viable, attainable, executable, manageable, contingent, feasible, thinkable, accomplishable, realizable, practicable, possible, assertable, doable, affirmable, come-at-able, tolerable, mathematical

  3. impossible, inconceivable, out of the question, unimaginableadjective

    totally unlikely

    unimaginable, insufferable, inconceivable, unacceptable, out of the question, unsufferable

    achievable, come-at-able, possible, workable, manageable, feasible, affirmable, thinkable, accomplishable, tolerable, mathematical, practicable, assertable, realizable, attainable, executable, contingent, viable, doable

  4. impossible, insufferable, unacceptable, unsufferableadjective

    used of persons or their behavior

    "impossible behavior"; "insufferable insolence"

    unaccepted, insufferable, out of the question, unsufferable, unacceptable, unimaginable, inconceivable

    attainable, practicable, contingent, realizable, workable, accomplishable, executable, affirmable, possible, achievable, assertable, doable, viable, come-at-able, tolerable, manageable, mathematical, feasible, thinkable

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. can't do

    not able to do

    the boy can't do the assighnment because it was impossible.

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  
  2. hard to achieve

    Submitted by anonymous on May 19, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.3 / 3 votes

  1. impossibleadjective

    impracticable, unfeasible, unattainable, unachievable, not feasible, not possible, out of the question

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. impossibleadjective

    impracticable, unfeasible, unattainable

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  1. Mitch Abrams:

    Alcohol doesn't make you an idiot. Alcohol makes it impossible to hide the fact that you're an idiot.

  2. Amber Heard:

    The vast majority of this trial was played out on social media, i think that this trial is an example of that gone haywire, that gone amok, and the jury is not immune to that…I think even for the most well-intentioned juror, it would have been impossible to avoid this.

  3. Ayush Bhandari:

    You physically can not make a camera that picks out multiple reflections, that would mean that you take time slices so fast that [ the camera ] actually starts to operate at the speed of light, which is technically impossible. So what’s the trick ? We use the Fourier transform.

  4. Lawrence Lessig:

    We have to put this issue on the table because the politicians won't talk about it otherwise, what has happened is that this concentration of influence has made it impossible for the government to actually function for either issues on the right or on the left. It is corruption, because the framers intended for our government, as Madison put it, to be dependent on the people alone. We have a system where these members of Congress spend 30-70% of their time raising money from the tiniest fraction of the 1 percent.

  5. Horace Greeley:

    It is impossible to mentally or socially enslave a Bible reading People.

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