What does Impossible mean?

Definitions for Impossibleɪmˈpɒs ə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Impossible.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. impossible(adj)

    something that cannot be done

    "his assignment verged on the impossible"

  2. impossible(adj)

    not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with

    "an impossible dream"; "an impossible situation"

  3. impossible, inconceivable, out of the question, unimaginable(adj)

    totally unlikely

  4. impossible, insufferable, unacceptable, unsufferable(adj)

    used of persons or their behavior

    "impossible behavior"; "insufferable insolence"

Wiktionary

  1. impossible(Noun)

    an impossibility

  2. impossible(Noun)

    that which seems impossible

    If we work together, we can achieve the impossible!

  3. impossible(Adjective)

    not possible, not able to be done.

  4. impossible(Adjective)

    of a person, very difficult to deal with.

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

  5. Origin: From impossible, from impossibilis, from in- + possibilis, from possum + suffix -ibilis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impossible(adj)

    not possible; incapable of being done, of existing, etc.; unattainable in the nature of things, or by means at command; insuperably difficult under the circumstances; absurd or impracticable; not feasible

  2. Impossible(noun)

    an impossibility

Freebase

  1. Impossible

    "Impossible" is the 15th episode of the ABC television series, Desperate Housewives. The episode was the 15th episode for the show's first season. The episode was written by Marc Cherry and Tom Spezialy and was directed by Larry Shaw. It originally aired on February 20, 2005.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Impossible

    im-pos′i-bl, adj. that which cannot be done: that cannot exist: absurd, or excessively odd.—n. Impossibil′ity.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Impossible' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1445

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Impossible' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2519

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Impossible' in Adjectives Frequency: #171

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Impossible in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Impossible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dov Charney:

    It is impossible now and it was impossible then.

  2. Bartek Reszka:

    When impossible becomes really impossible, it is the time for you to step in.

  3. Ivan Bravo:

    Impossible, impossible, they will be ready to have a very good team, a competitive team.

  4. Pearl Sydenstricker Buck:

    All things are possible until they are proved impossible-even the impossible may only be so, as of now.

  5. Protester Pamela Sarabia:

    It's impossible that he didn't know about all these corruption charges. It's absolutely impossible that he didn't know about the things the vice president was doing and all the people around him.

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