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Definition possible or practical

Although the form feasibility (a measure of how feasible) is more often seen in print, the form feasible is seen more on standardized tests.
  • Her plan sounds feasible.
feasible = possible or practical
  • Has anyone done a feasibility study?
  • feasibility = the degree to which something is practical
  • The goal is good, but the plan doesn't seem very feasible.
  • feasible = practical or possible
  • We are exploring the feasibility of keeping school open until after parents get off work.
  • feasibility = practicality
  • They were ready to hear, and ready to act when a feasible plan should be proposed.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • feasible = practical
  • In such a case, it would be very feasible to cut twenty minutes off the round trip.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • feasible = possible
  • This ribbon of ice led straight up for three hundred feet, and if the ice proved substantial enough to support the picks of my ice axes, the route might be feasible.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • feasible = possible
  • As feasible as it was, Collet was having trouble believing Sophie Neveu could be involved in anything like that.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • feasible = possible or believable
  • What are your thoughts on the feasibility of flying at the speed of light?
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • feasibility = possibility
  • He said: "It's perfectly feasible-taken alone."
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • feasible = possible or believable
  • However, I proposed that he and I should walk away together to a distant point we could see, and that the boat should take us aboard there, or as near there as might prove feasible, at about noon.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • feasible = possible or practical
  • Is not the thing feasible?
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • feasible = possible or practical
  • This scheme was considered feasible; and Coggan advanced boldly, and rapped at Mrs. Tall's door.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • "It isn't feasible to evacuate the bleed.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • This old gentleman informed him that the thing was perfectly feasible if he could get hold of competent witnesses as to Muishkin's mental incapacity.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • However, the course of action you propose to my Son is neither desirable nor feasible, even should he be in any condition to entertain it.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Should the scheme he had now sketched prove feasible, Silver, already doubly a traitor, would not hesitate to adopt it.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Treasure Island
  • Anyway, such a plan was not feasible.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • It was all feasible, if I could only get hold of a slender piece of iron which I could shape into a lock-pick.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • Coincidentally, Bruenor and his clan were, at that very moment, discussing the feasibility of opening a door in their tunnels.
    R.A. Salvatore  --  The Crystal Shard

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