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  • adj. Not realizable; unable to be achieved or realized.

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  • adj. impossible to achieve


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From un- +‎ realizable


  • And what opponents of the United States could not be delighted that the current administration, in the name of unrealizable ideals, has made a project of destabilizing the whole world by abandoning friendly countries and allies because it is too delicate and self-concerned to tolerate that they are at times unsavory?

    Memorial Day Beyond Stone and Steel

  • It is probable that his calls for greater civil liberties are mere bluster, since he realizes that once people obtain these liberties, they end up using them to demand things "unrealizable" under the economic system that Moussavi is a product of.

    Iran's Coming Revolution: For Civil Rights Or Beyond?

  • This leads him naturally into the next essay's consideration of ideal morality, where he discusses the scope of morality's demands on the individual, and, by a further natural extension, into the seventh essay's discussion of the distinction between the good and the bad self, a discussion which involves an attempted demonstration that the bad self is a kind of unrealizable parasite on the good.

    Francis Herbert Bradley

  • But the economic aims of the MFA guild would be unrealizable without its social aims, which perpetuate solidarity.

    Anis Shivani: Creative Writing Programs: Is The MFA System Corrupt And Undemocratic?

  • Rago and Gigot wanted Mr. Romney to come out with some bold, flamboyant and possibly unrealizable positions in order to win over the conservative Republican nomination.

    Stay Constant, Mr. Romney, and Beware Demagogues

  • And here, in the unforgetable crypts of man's unwritten history, unthinkable and unrealizable, like passages of nightmare or impossible adventures of lunacy, he encountered the monsters created of man's first morality that ever since have vexed him into the spinning of fantasies to elude them or do battle with them.


  • All unrealizable, save for some supreme moment, did the web of Daylight's personality creep out and around her.

    Chapter XV

  • Adults while knowing better pretended clarity they lacked and asserted platitudes they disbelieved, hoping to spare their children the pain of unrealizable dreams.

    James Block: From Occupy to Progressive Renewal: Demanding the Just Society

  • The situation becomes worse when the representatives of a particular social interest — perhaps because of the very unrealistic and unrealizable nature of its demands — are shut out of the political process.

    paranoia in american politics

  • Even though shapes and sizes vary and deviate somewhat from the unrealizable ideal, there is a faint whiff of vinyl blowing off these images that I, too, find disturbing, Phil.

    naked people | clusterflock


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