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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Impossible to achieve.

Usage examples (35)
  • It remained for the smug, "sober judgment" of our day to pronounce it "unattainable" -- unattainable!
  • Aspiration toward the unattainable is the condition of growth.
  • MCCANN: Well, of course all hostage-takers want the unattainable, which is they want -- supposedly this was in Urdu.
  • These microtonal intervals permit fine shades of musical expression unattainable by the Western chromatic scale of 12 semitones. for more
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