What does unattainable mean?

Definitions for unattainable

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unachievable, unattainable, undoable, unrealizable(adj)

    impossible to achieve

    "an unattainable goal"

Wiktionary

  1. unattainable(Adjective)

    Impossible to attain or reach; inaccessible, unobtainable or unapproachable; unable to accomplish; beyond limit.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unattainable

    un-a-tān′a-bl, adj. beyond one's reach.—n. Unattain′ableness.—adv. Unattain′ably.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unattainable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unattainable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection, even though it consists in nothing more than the pounding of an old piano, is what alone gives meaning to our life on this unavailing star.

  2. Kathy Griffin:

    There is plenty to make fun of in pop culture without bringing people's bodies into it, i do not want to use my comedy to contribute to a culture of unattainable perfectionism and intolerance towards difference.

  3. William Bolitho:

    An adventure differs from a mere feat in that it is tied to the externally unattainable. Only one end of the rope is in the hand, the other is not visible, and neither prayers, nor daring, nor reason can shake it free.

  4. Lytton Strachey:

    The history of the Victorian Age will never be written we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.

  5. Lytton Strachey, Eminent Victorians (1918):

    The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.

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Translations for unattainable

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • nedostupný, nedosažitelnýCzech
  • ανέφικτοςGreek
  • saavuttamatonFinnish
  • inconprehensibiliaLatin
  • недоступный, недостижимыйRussian

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