Impossible

Definition of Impossible

Im`pos´si`ble
a.1.Not possible; incapable of being done, of existing, etc.; unattainable in the nature of things, or by means at command; insuperably difficult under the circumstances; absurd or impracticable; not feasible.
With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.
- Matt. xix. 26.
Without faith it is impossible to please him.
- Heb. xi. 6.
Impossible quantity
(Math.) an imaginary quantity. See Imaginary.
n.1.An impossibility; as, he tried to do the impossible.
"Madam," quoth he, "this were an impossible!"
- Chaucer.

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