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adjective as in final

adjective as in impossible


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Sometimes it feels as if he’s drowning under the weight of all the unanswerable questions.

Many died because they could not get enough oxygen or other treatment, leaving their families with the unanswerable question of whether their relatives might have been saved with proper care.

The reason science and engineering have advanced is because we bracketed the problem of consciousness as something unanswerable.

In a pandemic that’s been filled with unanswerable questions and unwinnable wars, this is our daily Kobayashi Maru.

Like most things Grammy-related, it is an unanswerable question.

The unanswerable questions my twins often ask me, such as, “Dad, why is your ear here?”

This is, in some sense, an unanswerable existential question.

In the end, precisely how many enslaved people the document alone actually freed remains unanswerable.

MacLaine, avid spiritualist and searcher, is comfortable with the unanswerable.

"The authority of Mademoiselle de La Vauvraye," was the unanswerable rejoinder.

This question, looked upon as unanswerable by many of those who ask it, is really of minor importance.

And thus, in part, was answered Mr. Cushing's apparently unanswerable exclamation: "What possible chance can the South have?"

She spoke with a sense of knowing that she had propounded an unanswerable question.

Of the last, I shall afford an unanswerable proof from my own person.

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On this page you'll find 302 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unanswerable, such as: compelling, convincing, decisive, indisputable, irrefutable, and irrevocable.

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