insolvable

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

Definition of insolvable

  1. :  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

First Known Use of insolvable

1693



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up insolvable? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to fight against or to call in question

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!