unlearnable

unlearnable

(ʌnˈlɜːnəbəl)
adj
not capable of being learned
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In addition to some of my most dearly held basic tenets concerning making ensemble with singers, she has taught me many specific skills for learning seemingly unlearnable music, which have given many years of my students' personal access to scores otherwise beyond their and my grasp.
What Meryl does is unlearnable." And she says doing the film also helped her rediscover her love for singing.
invent a new term as soon as they hear the existing one coming from a white's lips." Either an accident in the editing process or the writer's sly choice allows a sense that "woke" was irreplaceable, or unlearnable in the first place: If you weren't woke, you couldn't be.
DANIEL NESTER'S most recent book is the memoir Shader: 99 Notes on Car Washes, Making Out in Church, Grief, and Other Unlearnable Subjects.
The paucity of his formal learning suggests that the true art of poetry is unteachable, unlearnable, all the formal components that go into the making of a poem as the harmonic concordance of sound and values and insinuation.
Furthermore, there are models in between the learnable and the unlearnable HMMs, which are hard to learn from observation sequences.
Their strengths are very particular, specific to both of them, and probably unlearnable.
Contrasting the implicit learning achieved through rituals of listening and singing in amateur contexts with the explicit pedagogies of institutionalized fado instruction, the author illuminates what she calls a "ubiquitous imaginary of the essentially unlearnable" (p.
Come, I shall tell you, and do you listen and convey the story, What routes of inquiry alone there are for thinking: The one--that (it) is, and that (it) cannot not be, Is the path of Persuasion (for it attends on truth); The other--that (it) is not and that (it) needs must not be, That I point out to you to be a path wholly unlearnable, For you could not know what-is-not (for that is not feasible), Nor could you point it out.
It is this organizing feature of morphosyntax that makes so many Native American languages almost unlearnable to those not born as native speakers.
The singer may, in short, give himself a free hand, break every rule and just sing; and yet he has a rhythm of his own so strong that it sets the heart of the trained singer leaping, so subtle that it defies imitation--wholly fascinating, wholly unlearnable. It is Nature as opposed to Art.
Brother Gottlieb Byhan wrote in June 1801 that the Moravians had little to do with the Cherokees "since we do not understand one another." He went on to say that Cherokee was "an unlearnable language." Modern linguists who are trying to preserve Cherokee today appreciate just how complicated the language is.