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infeasible

[in-fee-zuh-buh l]
adjective
  1. not feasible; impracticable.
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Origin of infeasible

First recorded in 1525–35; in-3 + feasible
Related formsin·fea·si·bil·i·ty, in·fea·si·ble·ness, noun
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Historical Examples

  • The practical difficulties presented by such schemes, their infeasibility, did not trouble him.

    The History of Sir Richard Calmady

    Lucas Malet


British Dictionary definitions for infeasibility

infeasible

adjective
  1. a less common word for impracticable
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Derived Formsinfeasibility or infeasibleness, noun
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Word Origin and History for infeasibility

n.

1650s, from infeasible + -ity.

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infeasible

adj.

1530s, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + feasible.

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