Pronunciation : Im*pos`si*bil"i*ty Part of Speech : n.; Etymology : [L. impossibilitas: cf. F. impossibilité.] Definition : 1. The quality of being impossible; impracticability. They confound difficulty with impossibility. South.
2. An impossible thing; that which can not be thought, done, or endured. Impossibilities! O, no, there's none. Cowley.
3. Inability; helplessness. [R.] Latimer. 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.
pl. Impossibilities. Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913