Definition of 'unattainable'
Example sentences containing 'unattainable'
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It is potentially possible but in effect an unattainable ideal.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Both went in with a clear and limited objective but allowed themselves to get bogged down in pursuit of unattainable goals.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Is this a hopelessly unattainable goal?Christianity Today (2000)
At first she thought it was an unattainable dream but that changed when she discovered that she would qualify for financial aid.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
In the back of any fitness enthusiast's mind is a series of attainable and unattainable goals.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
After that, once unattainable goals move within reach.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
That is how advertising works: it presents an unattainable ideal and then invites you to spend money on failing to attain it.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I don't think it was in our heads that it was an unattainable goal.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Whether this led them to choose unattainable people or whether their past experiences of unrequited love caused them to feel anxious, we cannot know.EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)
To the pragmatist the realist is hoping for something unattainable: in this case a foundation outside our ethics for our ethics to stand on.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
We hanker for the perfect space, but it's an unattainable goal.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
You may get a lot of admiration and recognition for the efficient way you help others, but it also makes you look like an unattainable person.POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)
A female figure might have represented Liberty, but for real women she remained an unattainable ideal.Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France (2006)
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