- An impossibility.
- Late C14: "Madame," quod he, "this were an inpossible!" " Geoffrey Chaucer, "The Franklin's Tale", Canterbury Tales
- (uncountable) (with definite article) unachievable.
- Time travel, so far as we know is !
- Not possible, not able to be done
- Nothing is impossible, only impassible. --w:Lewis Carroll, Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
- (colloquial) Of a person, very difficult to deal with.
- You never listen to a word I say - you're impossible!
Etymology: From French French, impossible, from Latin impossibilis, from in- "not" + possibilis "possible", from posseLatin, posse "to be able" + suffix -ibilis "-able".
- Dutch: onmogelijk
- French: insupportable, impossible
- German: unmí¶glich
- Italian: insopportabile, impossibile
- Spanish: insoportable
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