Sentence Examples


  • He stood there, so handsome and so unattainable, playing with her heart.
  • It is practically unattainable in the open-hearth furnace, because here the oxygen of the furnace atmosphere indirectly oxidizes the carbon of the metal which is kept boiling by the escape of the resultant carbonic oxide.
  • But climatic conditions and racial temperament rendered the Oriental manner of monasticism unattainable, as a rule, in the West.
  • - Salt must have been quite unattainable to primitive man in many parts of the world.
  • " Things in themselves " - whether defined by Kant, illogically enough, as causes of sensations, or again defined by him as the ultimate realities towards which thought vaguely points - in either case, " things in themselves " are unattainable by any definite knowledge.