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 for Impossible
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Impossible \Im*pos"si*ble\, n.
     An impossibility; as, he tried to do the impossible. [Obs.]
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           "Madam," quoth he, "this were an impossible!"
                                                    --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Impossible \Im*pos"si*ble\, a. [F., fr. L. impossibilis; pref.
     im- not + possibilis possible. See Possible.]
     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.
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           With men this is impossible; but with God all things
           are possible.                            --Matt. xix.
                                                    26.
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           Without faith it is impossible to please him. --Heb.
                                                    xi. 6.
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     Impossible quantity (Math.), an imaginary quantity. See
        Imaginary.
  
     Syn: See Impracticable.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  107 Moby Thesaurus words for "impossible":
     I refuse, I will not, absurd, algorismic, algorithmic, aliquot,
     antic, barred, by no means, cardinal, closed-out,
     contrary to reason, count me out, crazy, cureless, decimal,
     differential, digital, even, exceptionable, excluded, exponential,
     fanciful, fantastic, farcical, figural, figurate, figurative,
     finite, fractional, hopeless, illogical, imaginary, immedicable,
     impair, impracticable, impractical, inadmissible, include me out,
     incomprehensible, inconceivable, incredible, incurable,
     indefensible, infeasible, infinite, integral, intolerable,
     irrational, irremediable, irreparable, logarithmic,
     logically impossible, logometric, ludicrous, negative, no, no go,
     not likely, not possible, nothing doing, numeral, numerary,
     numerative, numeric, objectionable, odd, ordinal, outlandish,
     outrageous, oxymoronic, pair, paradoxical, positive, possible,
     preposterous, prime, prohibited, radical, rational, real,
     reciprocal, ridiculous, ruled-out, self-contradictory, submultiple,
     surd, transcendental, unacceptable, unaccountable, unachievable,
     unattainable, unbelievable, uncorrectable, undesirable, unexpected,
     unfeasible, unimaginable, unobtainable, unrealizable, unreasonable,
     unsolvable, unsuitable, untenable, unthinkable, unworkable,
     weird
  
  

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