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  • noun The quality of being unreachable.


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unreachable +‎ -ness


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  • A storm at sea is bad enough in the daytime, but at night it is terrible; for then, the peril unseen is so magnified by the terror - stricken mind as to become far more appalling than a much greater danger seen face to face and realised: -- the latter can be grappled with, but the former, by its very intangibility and "unreachableness," daunts the bravest heart and paralyses the strongest arm!

    The Wreck of the Nancy Bell Cast Away on Kerguelen Land 1887


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