- incapable of being made actual or real, as an ideal or ambition: His dream of military glory was unrealizable.
- incapable of being sensed or understood; unthinkable.
Origin of unrealizable
1830–40; un-1 + realizable
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Examples from the Web for unrealizable
The inventor himself, a young London electrician, declared it to be unrealizable.The Bill-Toppers
It seemed so real, and yet so unrealizable, that he should be here with her.Mr. Crewe's Career, Complete
It may be unrealizable, but for that very reason it must be also ideal.The Lords of the Ghostland
Under these circumstances it was unrealizable that there should be any incongruity in the whole affair.The Lady of the Shroud
In the midst of an artistic life there arises again and again the yearning for real life, which remains an unrealizable ideal.The Letters of a Post-Impressionist
Vincent Van Gogh