[uhn-ree-uh-lahy-zuh-buh l]


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

Historical Examples of unrealizable

  • The inventor himself, a young London electrician, declared it to be unrealizable.

    The Bill-Toppers

    Andre Castaigne

  • It seemed so real, and yet so unrealizable, that he should be here with her.

  • It may be unrealizable, but for that very reason it must be also ideal.

  • Under these circumstances it was unrealizable that there should be any incongruity in the whole affair.

  • In the midst of an artistic life there arises again and again the yearning for real life, which remains an unrealizable ideal.