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impassable

adjective im·pass·able \(ˌ)im-ˈpa-sə-bəl\

Simple Definition of impassable

  • : impossible to pass, cross, or travel over

Full Definition of impassable

  1. :  incapable of being passed, traveled, crossed, or surmounted

im·pass·abil·i·ty play \-ˌpa-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
im·pass·able·ness play \-ˈpa-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun
im·pass·ably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of impassable

  1. The roads were made impassable by the flood.

  2. <the road was impassable until snowplows cleared it>



1562

First Known Use of impassable

1562

Variants of impassable

also im·pas·si·ble \(ˌ)im-ˈpa-sə-bəl\

Rhymes with impassable



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