Impossibility

Im*pos`si*bil"i*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Impossibilities (#).
[L. impossibilitas: cf. F. impossibilit.] 1. The quality of being impossible; impracticability.
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They confound difficulty with impossibility.
South.
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2. An impossible thing; that which is not possible; that which can not be thought, done, or endured.
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Impossibilities! O, no, there's none.
Cowley.
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3. Inability; helplessness. [R.] Latimer.
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Logical impossibility, a condition or statement involving contradiction or absurdity; as, that a thing can be and not be at the same time. See Principle of Contradiction, under Contradiction.
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