attainable

[uh-tey-nuh-buh l]

adjective

capable of being attained.

Nearby words

  1. attack dog,
  2. attack rate,
  3. attacker,
  4. attagirl,
  5. attain,
  6. attainder,
  7. attainment,
  8. attainment target,
  9. attaint,
  10. attainture

Origin of attainable

First recorded in 1640–50; attain + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for unattainable

unattainable

adjective

not achievable or accomplishablean unattainable goal
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