Definition of Mission impossible

1. Noun. An extremely dangerous or difficult mission.

Generic synonyms: Charge, Commission, Mission

Definition of Mission impossible

1. Noun. (singulare tantum) An extremely difficult, if not impossible, task to achieve. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mission Impossible

missing link
missing links
missing person
missing persons
missing white woman syndrome
mission bells
mission creep
mission impossible (current term)
mission kill
mission mix
mission mixture
mission statement
mission statements
missionary linguist
missionary post
missionary station
missionary work

Literary usage of Mission impossible

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Strategic Transformation and Naval Power in the 21st Century by Pelham G. Boyer, Robert S. Wood (1998)
"ROBERT JERVIS US Grand Strategy: mission impossible ON 1 MAY 1919, THE ACTING SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, Franklin D. Roosevelt, wrote the Secretary of State as ..."

2. Report of the Hundred and Seventeenth Round Table on Transport Economics by Ecmt, ECMT Staff, (Bruxelles) Economic Research Centre, SourceOECD (Online service), economics Round table on transport, Economic Research Centre (2001)
"A true evaluation - mission impossible? In the evaluation of road traffic accidents a dilemma exists, in that different evaluation procedures produce ..."

3. When the Ak-47s Fall Silent: Revolutionaries, Guerrillas, and the Dangers of by Timothy Charles Brown (2000)
"A rushed three- week technical study mission called for a 250-soldier military observer mission called ONUCA, with a mandate, which was "mission impossible. ..."

4. Through the Eyes of a Beelzebub: A Book of Poems by Walter Prytulak (2006)
"mission impossible And now a new affront: the flames Of hell reached heavenly abode, With moneyed slaves dancing a jig To devil's tune. "The war is lost? ..."

5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Self-destruct was popularized by its use in the television series “Mission Impossible.” The opening of each show included a tape of recorded instructions ..."

6. The Digital Work Force: Building Infotech Skills at the Speed of Innovation by Carol A. Meares (2000)
"Barney Collier (Greg Morris), mission impossible: Technical wizard of the mission impossible spy team. Dr. Julia Kelly (Nicole Kidman), Peacemaker: Nuclear ..."

7. Becoming One Community: Reading & Writing with English Language Learners by Kathleen Fay, Suzanne Whaley (2004)
"Rachel told Tatiana about her game called "mission impossible," where she travels from ... Tatiana began by explaining Rachel's game of mission impossible. ..."

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