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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·pos·si·ble /(ˌ)ɪmˈpɑsəbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pos·si·ble, n. An impossibility; as, he tried to do the impossible. [Obs.]
    =\“Madam,” quoth he, “this were an impossible!”\=   --Chaucer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pos·si·ble a.  Not possible; incapable of being done, of existing, etc.; unattainable in the nature of things, or by means at command; insuperably difficult under the circumstances; absurd or impracticable; not feasible.
    With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.   --Matt. xix. 26.
    Without faith it is impossible to please him.   --Heb. xi. 6.
 Impossible quantity Math., an imaginary quantity. See Imaginary.
 Syn: -- See Impracticable.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt
             with; "an impossible dream"; "an impossible situation"
             [ant: possible]
      2: totally unlikely [syn: inconceivable, out of the question,
      3: used of persons or their behavior; "impossible behavior";
         "insufferable insolence" [syn: insufferable, unacceptable,
      n : something that cannot be done; "his assignment verged on the