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unplayable

adjective uk   /ʌnˈpleɪ.ə.bl̩/ us  

unplayable adjective (SPORT)

An unplayable ball is hit or thrown so hard or skilfully that it is impossible to hit. If an area of ground that is usually used for sports is unplayable, it cannot be played on, especially because of bad weather conditions.

unplayable adjective (MUSIC)

A piece of music that is unplayable is too difficult to perform.
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