insolvable

adjective in·solv·able \ (ˌ)in-ˈsäl-və-bəl , -ˈsȯl- \

Definition of insolvable

:admitting no solution
  • an apparently insolvable problem

insolvably

play \(ˌ)in-ˈsäl-və-blē, -ˈsȯl-\ adverb

Examples of insolvable in a Sentence

  1. faced with the perennially insolvable dilemma of having to choose between career and family

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