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- n. incapability of existing or occurring; impossibility.
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- n. incapability of existing or occurring
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Annie's touchy pride, mingled with what Vassie frankly called her "impossibleness," made the situation hopeless, for the former quality would not let her efface herself, and the latter prevented her daughter being called upon.
I'd say the successful "impossible goals" that were accomplished in spite of their 'impossibleness' had a few things in common:
Sorry guys, there won't be much 'impossibleness' out of my case design.
And as he talked, steadily, interestingly, he was doing what Dag Daughtry never dreamed he was doing, and what made Kwaque, looking on, almost dream he was seeing because of the unrealness and impossibleness of it.
But his character did allow us all to vent about the impossibleness of mothers-in-law, and it taught us how to achieve the very best that divorce settlements have to offer.
G-man is the more immediately endearing character, and yet Brite handles Rickey and his impossibleness in a way that makes you really feel for him too.
You see Herman's written it very cleverly, emphasizing the problematic rather than the pros and cons of each choice--most of us would obviously prefer one or the other of these standpoints, but once she writes it this way, you have to listen to the impossibleness of the choice.
Daughtry never dreamed he was doing, and what made Kwaque, looking on, almost dream he was seeing because of the unrealness and impossibleness of it.
He assuradely knows the impossibleness of his governing position, has no doubt known himself for years to be an Empty-Shell.
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