attainable

[ uh-tey-nuh-buh l ]
/ əˈteɪ nə bəl /

adjective

capable of being attained.

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Origin of attainable

First recorded in 1640–50; attain + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM attainable

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Example sentences from the Web for unattainability

  • Craig, eyeing his bride covertly, had a sense of her remoteness, her unattainability.

  • To a woman there is no subtler flattery than a man's dumb acknowledgement of her unattainability.

  • Then Westmore had deepened, as it always did, the impression of unattainability that Judith gave.

    Nobody's Child|Elizabeth Dejeans