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noun as in hopelessness


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Its validity depended on the impossibility of keeping track of trillions and trillions of molecules, something no real demon, or human, could manage.

Others stick with him because of the impossibility of their survival.

What was pitched as a celebratory aggregation of my listening habits over the previous 12 months exited the machine as a testament to the long stretches of time where engaging with music felt like an impossibility.

To consider impossibility, we need to understand that just asserting that a thing exists doesn’t make it so.

In short, quantum tunneling seemed to allow faster-than-light travel, a supposed physical impossibility.

The smartest book ever written about the impossibility of direct communication.

So in other words, if "only" 70 senators support the bill--a total impossibility--the House might just blow it off.

Immigration reform is an absolute political necessity for the post-Romney GOP, but it may very well be a primary impossibility.

Scores are never settled, and getting even becomes both a psychological and mathematical impossibility.

The magnificent ambition is fundamentally reliant upon the indelible impossibility of its fulfillment.

Here is a thing sternly condemned in the older thought as an economic impossibility.

To beach the boat, land the horses, and get the young ladies ashore in safety, had become an absolute impossibility.

In fact, he had placed himself in so unsatisfactory a position as to render anything but bad news next door to an impossibility.

The impossibility of continuing united to Portugal had become daily more apparent.

His mind cannot grasp the impossibility of suicide before I have explained to the People the motive and purpose of my act.

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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impossibility, such as: futility, contrariety, difficulty, failure, impracticability, and impracticality.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.