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I think that I have self esteem issues, really. If you really analyse it... People who really like me I have no interest in. The unattainable is always that I want to attain.
Karan Johar

Meaning of "unattainable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNATTAINABLE

unattainable  [ˌʌnəˈteɪnəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNATTAINABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unattainable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNATTAINABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unattainable in the English dictionary

The definition of unattainable in the dictionary is not achievable or accomplishable.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNATTAINABLE


attainable
əˈteɪnəbəl
containable
kənˈteɪnəbəl
distrainable
dɪsˈtreɪnəbəl
gainable
ˈɡeɪnəbəl
inexplainable
ˌɪnɪkˈspleɪnəbəl
irrestrainable
ˌɪrɪˈstreɪnəbəl
maintainable
meɪnˈteɪnəbəl
obtainable
əbˈteɪnəbəl
ordainable
ɔːˈdeɪnəbəl
restrainable
rɪˈstreɪnəbəl
retainable
rɪˈteɪnəbəl
stainable
ˈsteɪnəbəl
sustainable
səˈsteɪnəbəl
trainable
ˈtreɪnəbəl
unascertainable
ˌʌnæsəˈteɪnəbəl
uncontainable
ˌʌnkənˈteɪnəbəl
unexplainable
ˌʌnɪkˈspleɪnəbəl
unmaintainable
ˌʌnmeɪnˈteɪnəbəl
unobtainable
ˌʌnəbˈteɪnəbəl
unrestrainable
ˌʌnrɪˈstreɪnəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNATTAINABLE

unassured
unathletic
unatonable
unatoned
unattached
unattainably
unattainted
unattempted
unattended
unattending
unattentive
unattenuated
unattested
unattired
unattractive
unattractively
unattractiveness
unattributable
unattributed
unattuned

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNATTAINABLE

able
abominable
actionable
amenable
assignable
enable
explainable
fashionable
fissionable
imaginable
interminable
objectionable
personable
questionable
reasonable
returnable
tunable
unable
unimaginable
unreasonable
unsustainable

Synonyms and antonyms of unattainable in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «unattainable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNATTAINABLE

Find out the translation of unattainable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of unattainable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unattainable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

高不可攀
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

inalcanzable
570 millions of speakers

English

unattainable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अप्राप्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غير قابلة للتحقيق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

недостижимо
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inatingível
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অলভ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

inaccessible
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak dapat dicapai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unerreichbar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

達成不可能
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

얻기 어려운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unattainable
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không đạt được
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடைய முடியாத
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अप्राप्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ulaşılamaz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

irraggiungibile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nieosiągalne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

недосяжно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de neatins
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανέφικτο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onbereikbaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ouppnåelig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uoppnåelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unattainable

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNATTAINABLE»

The term «unattainable» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.885 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNATTAINABLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unattainable

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10 QUOTES WITH «UNATTAINABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word unattainable.
1
Samantha Barks
I can't comprehend that I'm in the film of 'Les Miserables.' It's one of those dreams I thought would be unattainable for someone like me, who came from nowhere.
2
Dan Deacon
I need to start honing in on projects that I want to devote my time to and not put my energies into the unattainable ones.
3
Emile Durkheim
To pursue a goal which is by definition unattainable is to condemn oneself to a state of perpetual unhappiness.
4
Sarah Gadon
When you fall in love with favourite movie stars, it's not because they're movie stars and unattainable, but because they show you sides of themselves that are extremely personal.
5
Haim Ginott
Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
6
Laurell K. Hamilton
Perfection is an unattainable goal. It isn't going to be perfect. Just get words down on paper, and when you stumble to what you think is the end of the book, you will have hundreds of pages of words that came out of your head. It may not be perfect, but it looks like a book.
7
Irving Howe
The knowledge that makes us cherish innocence makes innocence unattainable.
8
Karan Johar
I think that I have self esteem issues, really. If you really analyse it... People who really like me I have no interest in. The unattainable is always that I want to attain.
9
Stephanie Klein
I could stand to lose 10 or 15 pounds, but honestly, I'm happy the way I am. I feel comfortable with it. I'd rather have that extra 10, 15 pounds on me than live a lifestyle of trying to sustain this unattainable weight.
10
Dorothea Lange
The visual life is an enormous undertaking, practically unattainable.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNATTAINABLE»

Discover the use of unattainable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unattainable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Unattainable Bride Russia: Gendering Nation, State, and ...
Focuses on the metaphorical role of the bride that Russia often plays in literature, as well as the role the intelligentsia plays as Russia's rejected or ineffectual suitor, in a book that covers this metaphor from its prehistory in ...
Ellen Rutten, 2010
2
Unattainable Earth,
Begun in the winter of 1955 and completed in the spring of 1956, Treatise on Poetry is a brilliant meditative poem fully expressive of the powers that have made Milosz one of our greatest writers.
Czeslaw Milosz, 1987
3
The Unattainable Lotus
This is a bilingual anthology of the poetry of Badia Kashgari.
Badīʻah Dāwūd Kashgharī, 2001
4
Unattainable U
Syreeta Smith. UNATTAINABLE SYREETA SMITH Unattainable U UnattainableUnattainable. Front Cover.
Syreeta Smith, 2013
5
Six Keys to Creating the Life You Desire: Stop Pursuing the ...
The authors of "When Parents Love Too Much" return with an interactive workbook that helps people conquer feelings that "something is missing". 30 worksheets. (Consumable)
Mitch Meyerson, Laurie Ashner, 1999
6
Certainty unattainable in the Roman Church, etc
CERTAINTY UNATTAINABLE IN THE ROMISH COMMUNION. CHAPTER I. SECESSION TO ROME. IT is a fable in the East, that that bird of graceful and beautiful plumage, the bird of Paradise, is destined never to rest upon a tree, or to light ...
Michael Hobart Seymour, 1851
7
The Analysis of Film
1 . The. Unattainable. Text. That the film is a text, in the sense in which Barthes uses the word, is obvious enough. That as such it might, or should, receive the same kind of attention as has been devoted to the literary text is also obvious.
Raymond Bellour, Constance Penley, 2000
8
Abe: Zen and Western Thought Pa
This breaking through of the wall itself is a breakthrough to realization (B), wherein one realizes that the unattainable itself is the true Self, which is the third stage. By breaking through the wall, both the ego-self (the self blocked by the opaque ...
Masao Abe, William R. LaFleur, 1989
9
Unattainable
Unattainable. Suspicions, passion, and their respective pasts draw Dell and Jovi into a tumultuous relationship that both must to avoid. Love seems distant, foolish to seek - unattainable.
Leslie P. Garcia, 2013
10
The Erotic Fire of the Unattainable: Aphorisms on Love, Art ...
" This unflinching book of aphorisms describes a journey through an artist's mind, taking us outside the usual confines, to lovers and ex-husbands, traveling, solitude, money and the importance of rebellion.
Gay Walley, 2015

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNATTAINABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unattainable is used in the context of the following news items.
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Is affordable housing unattainable in Miami?
We asked the following question to readers on social media and the Public Insight Network recently: Is affordable housing unattainable in Miami? Thanks for all ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»
2
Simon Pegg admits that Tom Cruise has become 'unattainable' due …
Simon Pegg has admitted that the reason co-star Tom Cruise feels 'unattainable' to the public is because he is surrounded by a 'thicket of nonsense'. «Evening Standard, Jul 15»
3
EU: Dream ending is unattainable
... world with its global problems, self governance is an illusion. It is time the British woke up to this reality. Total national sovereignty is an unattainable dream. «Spalding Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Ahead of the Curve: Unattainable beauty standards
Last week, I recounted the depression I felt while looking at images of the Puerto Rican beauty Jennifer Lopez. Apparently it doesn't take much to make a girl feel ... «Pacific Daily News, Jun 15»
5
The 2015 Body Ideal Is More Unattainable Than Ever
For the majority of the population, body ideals have been unrealistic since the end of the Italian Renaissance, when the fleshy, full, ... «HarpersBAZAAR.com, Jun 15»
6
Opinion: Jeb Bush's big, bold and probably unattainable jobs plan
I admire politicians who stick their necks out making big, bold promises. Like Jeb Bush, who said Monday that when he's president the economy will grow by 4% ... «MarketWatch, Jun 15»
7
Home ownership 'unattainable'? Not if you can read a market
The headlines coming out of Vancouver these days are almost exclusively focused on how unattainable housing is becoming for first-time buyers. «The Globe and Mail, Jun 15»
8
Morgan Stanley: BlackBerry's FY16 Targets Are 'Unattainable'
In a report published Friday, Morgan Stanley analyst James E Faucette maintained an Underweight rating on BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY), with a price ... «Benzinga, May 15»
9
Once an economic bedrock, 'middle class' feels unattainable to many
For a cornerstone phrase decreasing numbers of Americans identify with and today's presidential candidates steer away from, "middle class" remains one very ... «Tampabay.com, May 15»
10
Economic Stability in Ukraine Unattainable Without Russia …
In a leaked letter the German Foreign Minister urged the European Union not to neglect the role of Russia in the settlement of the Ukrainian financial crisis. «Sputnik International, Apr 15»

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