Definition of undoable in English:



  • Unable to be done; impracticable.

    ‘some wild request that's almost undoable’
    ‘one man is daring to do the undoable’
    • ‘Parliament's decision to do the undoable heralds an unprecedented crisis for the Government.’
    • ‘Any new work that gets thrown my way doesn't cause me any more problems, but remains just as undoable as the last five or six tasks I've been given to juggle.’
    • ‘Basically, what I think would be a great series is undoable, unmarketable and lacks wide appeal.’
    • ‘The clown is the character who engages our sympathies, who speaks for us, who says and does the unspeakable, the undoable - and, in doing so, becomes a lightning rod for our emotions.’
    • ‘He boasts of bringing the federal budget into balance - an achievement once seen as undoable.’
    • ‘It is not hopeless, it is not undoable, we have only to marshal the will to start paying attention.’
    • ‘Enriching uranium is harder, but still not undoable.’
    • ‘The designer did the undoable by creating a dress that lived up to an impossible dream.’
    • ‘My job was fundamentally undoable.’
    • ‘The negotiators found the task undoable.’
    • ‘There are all kind of analysts and experts calling this undoable.’
    • ‘It's a job that used to be considered undoable because the recycling technology just wasn't there.’
    • ‘We have to admit that you sound genuine, but what you tell us to do is just undoable.’
    • ‘After Florida 2000, voting reforms that seemed undoable suddenly seem doable.’
    • ‘The postwar task here, while difficult, is neither undoable, nor is it something at which we can afford to fail.’
    • ‘I don't think this is as undoable as people have suggested.’
    not possible, beyond the bounds of possibility, out of the question, not worth considering
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