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  • n. impossibility

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Impossibility.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Impossibility.

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Examples

  • - with dismay-how th 'supposed unpossibility o' ever getting unchained from one another, at any price, on any terms, brings blood upon this land, and brings many common married fok to battle, murder, and sudden death.

    Hard Times

  • - with dismay - how th 'supposed unpossibility o' ever getting unchained from one another, at any price, on any terms, brings blood upon this land, and brings many common married fok to battle, murder, and sudden death.

    Hard Times

  • I read in th’ papers every ‘Sizes, every Sessions — and you read too — I know it! — with dismay — how th’ supposed unpossibility

    Hard Times

  • "It would be a matter of utter unpossibility" — replied Legs, whom the assumptions and dignity of King Pest the First had evidently inspired with some feelings of respect, and who arose and steadied himself by the table as he spoke — "it would, please your majesty, be a matter of utter unpossibility to stow away in my hold even one-fourth of that same liquor which your majesty has just mentioned.

    Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque. In Two Volumes. Vol. I

  • Those are the orders, and I passes them -- you must get over the unpossibility how you can. "

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

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