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Related to impermissible: exasperated, implied, irrevocably, restrained


Not permitted; not permissible: impermissible behavior.

im′per·mis′si·bil′i·ty n.
im′per·mis′si·bly adv.


not permissible; not allowed
ˌimperˌmissiˈbility n
ˌimperˈmissibly adv


(ˌɪm pərˈmɪs ə bəl)

not permissible.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impermissible - not permitted; "impermissible behavior"
intolerable, unbearable, unendurable - incapable of being put up with; "an intolerable degree of sentimentality"
permissible, allowable - that may be permitted especially as according to rule; "permissible behavior in school"; "a permissible tax deduction"
2.impermissible - not allowable
inadmissible - not deserving to be admitted; "inadmissible evidence"


Not allowed:


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China's President Xi Jinping warned that any efforts in Hong Kong "to challenge the power" of Beijing are "absolutely impermissible," as the former British colony marked 20 years of Chinese rule Saturday.
The Chinese president said any threats to the authority of China's Communist government would "cross the red line and are absolutely impermissible," adding that Hong Kong under Chinese sovereignty had "more extensive democratic rights and freedoms than at any other time in its history.
Lord Justice Weir said: "We consider this approach was impermissible and the successors to the principal parties led [the judge] into error by pressing upon him the draft order for which they both contended.
Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has announced a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) settlement based on the impermissible disclosure of unsecured electronic protected health information (ePHI).
He argues that killing people is presumptively wrong; that war entails killing people, so it is wrong; that unless that presumption is defeated, war is morally impermissible; that the presumption has not been defeated; and that therefore, war is morally impermissible.
Such an act of terrorism is outrageous and impermissible and causes me nothing but strong indignation," Abe said in a statement.
The database can be used to evaluate FDA's warning letter allegations of good manufacturing practice (GMP) violations, products making impermissible claims, and products tainted with illegal ingredients.
It is by all means true that journalists are public persons and that they can be of interest to the media, but it is impermissible for journalists and media to be top news while topics of vital importance to be relegated to the background, ZNM said via Radio Free Europe.
Both sides consider that the use of chemical weapons by anyone is impermissible," said a statement posted on the Kremlin website late Wednesday.
Fishing is impermissible during fertilisation or reproduction seasons or in the grounds where fishing is banned temporarily or permanently.
Just as it's impermissible for North Korea to pursue this kind of reckless effort, so we have said it's impermissible with respect to Iran.
Just as it is impermissible for North Korea to pursue this kind of reckless effort, so we have said it is impermissible with respect to Iran.