unsatisfiable


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unsatisfiable

(ʌnˈsætɪsˌfaɪəbəl)
adj
not able to be satisfied
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Adj.1.unsatisfiable - not capable of being satisfied; "he knew the trap of unsatisfiable longing"
insatiable, insatiate, unsatiable - impossible to satisfy; "an insatiate appetite"; "an insatiable demand for old buildings to restore"; "his passion for work was unsatiable"
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The demand for love is both unconditional and unsatisfiable.
Gier and Kjellberg claim that the principal culprit in suffering is belief in a real self (atman), which belief "gives rise to desires that are ultimately unsatisfiable precisely because no such self exists" (297).
One recent approach that provides an alternative to B&B algorithms is based on unsatisfiable (UNSAT) core identification.
The authors showed how it is important to ensure that permitting a user delegation request does not render the workflow unsatisfiable with regard to authorization information.
Unfortunately, then, the President's change of heart reveals that his prior opposition to the bill was not based on a noble desire to preserve the Constitution and civil liberties, but on a unsatisfiable appetite for the unbounded enlargement of the power of the executive branch to unilaterally control a detainee before and after his apprehension by the military.
My contention is that the phenomenon of moral dilemmas, though real and capable of placing us under two or more jointly unsatisfiable obligations (or duties, moral requirements, etc.
The only data that could be collected using this system was text--anything else was beyond dreams because its memory demands were unsatisfiable.
In sharp contrast, The New Economics points out that economic growth has not reduced poverty or improved the quality of people's lives and that the "system has to move faster and faster just to keep still, generating new desires and unsatisfiable wants, leading to depression, disaffection and environmental degradation.
Constraint propagation prunes the search tree by eliminating values that cannot be in any solution, Enumeration creates a branch by instantiating a variable (x = v) and another one (different from previous x [not equal to] v) for backtracking when the first branch is proved unsatisfiable.
largely unsatisfiable because issues of motivation are inherently
This is precisely the task that Valcke embarks on in his thorough volume, which presents the image of a restless, tireless, and unsatisfiable Pico.
In the meantime, therefore, the human mind has no place of rest, but only a place of restlessness, of one single unsatisfiable passion: the desire to know.