infeasible

[in-fee-zuh-buh l]
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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 of infeasible

  • He sought to talk discontentedly of the project, as if he found it infeasible.

    The Story of Old Fort Loudon

    Charles Egbert Craddock

  • With good pupils it is not infeasible to read the whole of the Odyssey, since facility increases very rapidly toward the end.

    Outlines of Educational Doctrine

    John Frederick Herbart

  • The commander also rejects, at this point, courses of action found to be infeasible of accomplishment.

    Sound Military Decision

    U.s. Naval War College


British Dictionary definitions for infeasible

infeasible

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

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

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