Definition of 'impossibility'
Example sentences containing 'impossibility'
We grasp the near impossibility of innocence in a country that has itself become a criminal conspiracy.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Standing up was a physical impossibility.The Sun (2014) Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989)
It not only looks like a physical impossibility; it is very close to actually being so.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The notion of building a third runway at Heathrow has moved from being politically toxic to being a near political impossibility.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Politically, it seems an impossibility.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Which, as most mums will attest, is a virtual impossibility.The Sun (2015)
Then there's all those shift changes and the near impossibility of feeling like a sentient being between the hours of two and five in the morning.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It's a physical impossibility now but we are not thinking of retirement and he will hopefully run at Punchestown.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Definition of impossibility from the Collins English Dictionary
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