Im*pos`si*bil"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Impossibilities (#). [L. impossibilitas: cf. F. impossibilit'e.]
The quality of being impossible; impracticability.
They confound difficulty with impossibility.
An impossible thing; that which can not be thought, done, or endured.
Impossibilities! O, no, there's none.
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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