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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.
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not permissible; not allowed
ˌimperˌmissiˈbility n
ˌimperˈmissibly adv
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(ˌɪm pərˈmɪs ə bəl)

not permissible.
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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"
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adjunzulässig, unstatthaft
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