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attainable

[uh-tey-nuh-buh l] /əˈteɪ nə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being attained.
Origin of attainable
1640-1650
1640-50; attain + -able
Related forms
attainability, attainableness, noun
nonattainability, noun
nonattainable, adjective
superattainable, adjective
superattainableness, noun
superattainably, adverb
unattainability, noun
unattainable, adjective
unattainableness, noun
unattainably, adverb
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  • That bucket now—a sip from it would rehabilitate them, give them at least the semblance of attainability.

    When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry Charles Neville Buck
  • Control of the future is indeed precious in exact proportion to its difficulty, its moderate degree of attainability.

Word Origin and History for attainability

attainable

adj.

1640s; see attain + -able. Related: Attainability.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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