infeasible infeasible  /ɪn ˈfi zə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not capable of being carried out or put into practice

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Insisting on the infeasible in the name of ethical purity is counterproductive in the struggle to stop this deadly virus.
  2. That they consciously decided it was infeasible.
  3. Insisting on the infeasible in the name of ethical purity is counterproductive in the struggle to stop this deadly virus.

News

  • Details: American Express v. Italian Colors Restaurant

    Earlier today the Court decided that an arbitration agreement that precludes arbitration brought by a class of plaintiffs is enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) even if the proposed class of plaintiffs proves that it would be economically infeasible for individuals to pursue arbitration on their own. The case arose out of a dispute [...]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: SCOTUSblog

Quotes

  1. "A public-sector solution for Lehman proved infeasible, as the firm could not post sufficient collateral to provide reasonable assurance that a loan from the Federal Reserve would be repaid," said Bernanke. "And the treasury did not have the...
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. ...a letter to the Harvard community, Summers said that "rifts" between him and members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), a key faculty group at the university, had made it "infeasible for me to advance the agenda of renewal that I...
    on Feb 21, 2006 By: Lawrence Summers Source: Princeton University The Daily Princetonian

  3. "You also do it to stimulate the economy when further reductions in interest rates are infeasible," Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker told reporters.
    on Dec 4, 2008 By: Jeffrey Lacker Source: China Daily

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