Definitions of impossibility

  1. incapability of existing or occurring Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an alternative that is not available Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The quality of being impossible; impracticability. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. An impossible thing; that which can not be thought, done, or endured. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Inability; helplessness. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The utter incapability of being done; that which cannot exist or be done. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The state of being impossible; a thing impossible. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. That which cannot be done; state of being not feasible. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. The character of that which. cannot be done agreeably to the accustomed order of nature. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  10. It is a maxim that no one is bound to perform an impossibility. A l'impossible nul n'est tenu. 1 Swift's Dig. 93; 6 Toull. n. 121, 481. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  11. As to impossible conditions in contracts, see Bac. Ab. Conditions, M; Co. Litt. 206; Roll. Ab. 420; 6 Toull. n. 486, 686; Dig. 2, 14, 39; Id. 44, 7, 31; Id. 50, 17, 185; Id. 45, 1, 69. On the subject of impossible conditions in wills, vide 1 Rop. Leg. 505; Swinb. pt. 4, s. 6; 6 Toull. 614. Vide, generally, Dane's Ab. Index, h. t.; Clef des Lois Rom. par Fieff« Lacroix, h. t.; Com. Dig. Conditions, D 1 & 2; Vin. Ab. Conditions, C a, D a, E a. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  12. An impossible thing; that which is not possible; that which can not be thought, done, or endured. dictgcide_fs
  13. n. Incapability of existing or appearing in the state or condition asserted or supposed ;- incapability of being made or executed ; impracticability ; - any thing inconceivable in thought, inconsistent with natural or moral laws and conditions, unfeasible in design, or impracticable in execution. Cabinet Dictionary
  14. Impracticability; that which cannot be done. Complete Dictionary