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From French impossible, from Latin impossibilis, from in- ‘not’ + possibilis ‘possible’, from possum ‘to be able’ + suffix -ibilis ‘-able’.

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  • (RP) IPA: /ɪmˈpɒsəbl/
  • (GenAm) IPA: /ɪmˈpɑsəbl/
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  • Hyphenation: im‧pos‧si‧ble

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Impossible (comparative more Impossible, superlative most Impossible)

Positive
Impossible

Comparative
more Impossible

Superlative
most Impossible

  1. Not possible, not able to be done
    Nothing is impossible, only impassible. --Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
  2. (colloquial) Of a person, very difficult to deal with.
    You never listen to a word I say - you're impossible!

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Singular
Impossible

Plural
Impossibles

Impossible (plural Impossibles)
  1. An impossibility.
    • Late C14: “Madame,” quod he, “this were an impossible!” — Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Franklin's Tale’, Canterbury Tales
  2. (uncountable) (with definite article) That which seems impossible.
    If we work together, we can achieve the impossible!

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Impossible m. (f. impossible, m. plural Impossibles, f. plural impossibles)

  1. impossible

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