unfulfillable


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unfulfillable

(ˌʌnfʊlˈfɪləbəl)
adj
not able to be fulfilled
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Insofar as the writer is unable to fulfill his task and constantly returns himself to square one, one can say he resembles Kertesz, who is on a similarly unfulfillable path.
The compulsory package of all 6 bTV channels without options for buying rights on one or several of them, as well as new, unfulfillable conditions and now transparent fee with clear price-formation principles, are the reasons for the dispute," BACCO stated.
Many of our best and brightest spend as many as eight to ten years chasing unfulfillable dreams.
Redd creates a story following Ulyssa Howard, as unfulfilled in her marriage, she turns to internet to fill her void, and finds Royale to fill such a void, which she soon learns is unfulfillable.
This notion of unfulfillable desire is on one level, no doubt, a well-worn one, underpinning a diverse range of influential discourses from Romantic literature to Freud, Lacan, and beyond (and indeed the Lacanian idea of insatiable desire explicitly informs Leash, which uses as its epigraph Lacan's "Desire can never be satisfied because it is a desire to desire").
This time, this one" will fulfill the unfulfillable.
Its question is not, How do we make an image of our seemingly unending and unfulfillable desire?
One basic if unfulfillable promise of visuality is that it engages the sensorium more fully than a written text, as if the putative fullness of image were somehow closer to truth.
1997) "The Unfulfillable Promise: Cutting Nondefense Discretionary Spending.
Such thinking foregoes closure and thereby "receives the future," unfulfillable without the other; it allows for a very new, postmodern enactment of a very old, even biblical, "truth"--one usually stated as a contradiction: that one must lose one's self to otherness in order to save it.