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  1. unwinnableadjective

    Unable to be won.


  1. unwinnable

    A no-win situation, also called a lose-lose situation, is one where a person has choices, but no choice leads to a net gain. For example, if a company finds a dangerous fault in one of its products, they can either issue a product recall and take some reputational damage, or allow the product to harm people: the company is in a no-win situation.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwinnable in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwinnable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of unwinnable in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth Warren:

    There's still a lot of folks out there who are really starting to get worried – worried that this fight against Donald Trump might not be winnable, you know, the way I look at this, I've been winning unwinnable fights pretty much all my life.

  2. Elizabeth Warren:

    We have one job in November : beat Donald Trump, i was thinking about this and I was thinking about unwinnable fights, because I think they tell us a lot about ourselves, who we are, and the kind of country that we want to have... Well they're only unwinnable if you don't get in the fight and fight it.

  3. David Schanzer:

    But despite the horrific attacks, the reasons against a large-scale land invasion by U.S. and NATO forces against ISIS in Iraq and Syria remain, such an invasion will deepen the extremist narrative of clash of civilization between the West and Muslims, will insert our militaries into a deep, nasty, and unwinnable civil war, and the invading force will eventually be responsible for reconstructing a semblance of order and governance in (a) chaotic region infected with sectarian divisions.

  4. Aaron David Miller:

    The President has demonstrated a preternatural risk-aversion when it comes to use of military force and wants to get out of unwinnable old wars and not get into new ones, in contrast, John Bolton has been a hawk on Iran John Bolton entire professional life.

  5. Bertrand Desplat:

    Like 99 percent of professional teams in Europe, Guingamp has no chance of winning a European cup. We couldn't care less. The idea for us is to have challenges ahead that look unwinnable and to try and win them, when you win an unwinnable challenge, the collective emotion is better than a Bruce Springsteen concert.

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