Examples of impassable in a Sentence
The roads were made impassable by the flood.
the road was impassable until snowplows cleared it
Recent Examples of impassable from the Web
In addition to numerous side streets, Curran said portions of major routes such as 41, 43, 45 and 137 became impassable due to water Wednesday.
Rhodes Point is along Sheep Pen Gut, but the channel is impassable.
The Madisonville branch of the St. Tammany Parish Library re-opened at 9 a.m. It had been closed due to high water making the surrounding roadways impassable to most vehicles.
Santa Rosa County officials reported flooding had already made some roads impassable.
The roadway is impassable, and DOTD stated Entergy is responding to the damage.
With most of the businesses and residents living along the road, few tourists venture into the interior. Unceasing rain that damaged the support system rendered the Pfeiffer bridge impassable.
Many of the western communities were left with impassable streets that looked like rivers, although most homes and businesses in those neighborhoods remained dry.
And the party is still in real danger of hitting an impassable roadblock of its own making when lawmakers return to town after the Memorial Day recess.
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Definition of impassable for English Language Learners
: impossible to pass, cross, or travel over
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Definition of impassable for Students
: impossible to pass, cross, or travel … the forest road … led to impassable marshes where the paths had long been lost. — J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
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