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noun 
  1. An impossibility.
    • Late C14: "Madame," quod he, "this were an inpossible!" " Geoffrey Chaucer, "The Franklin's Tale", Canterbury Tales
      1. (uncountable) (with definite article) unachievable.
      Time travel, so far as we know is !
Translations: 
  • Italian: impossibile (2)
adjective 
  1. Not possible, not able to be done
Nothing is impossible, only impassible. --w:Lewis Carroll, Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
  1. (colloquial) Of a person, very difficult to deal with.
You never listen to a word I say - you're impossible!
Translations: 
  • Dutch: onmogelijk
  • French: insupportable, impossible
  • German: unmí¶glich
  • Italian: insopportabile, impossibile
  • Spanish: insoportable
Etymology: From French French, impossible, from Latin impossibilis, from in- "not" + possibilis "possible", from posseLatin, posse "to be able" + suffix -ibilis "-able".


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