Examples of insurmountable in a Sentence
They were faced with several insurmountable obstacles.
the familiar story of the underdog who ultimately triumphs despite insurmountable odds
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Honduras has garnered global attention since its vote count took a sudden turn late last month, when Nasralla’s seemingly insurmountable lead eroded after nearly a day and a half of silence from the TSE.
Republicans have controlled the 100-seat House since 2000; even outgoing Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a big cheerleader for his party, had thought the Republican edge was insurmountable.
The Super Bowl run still could have happened the same way, unless one views the Giants as an insurmountable playoff obstacle in place of the Eagles.
Three games back with four games to play would seem all but insurmountable, even if Fresno State does have a road game at Wyoming and a home game against Boise State in the final two weeks of the regular season.
With less than 40 days before the election, Gillespie is trailing Northam by a consistent but not insurmountable margin: four to six points.
And voter-rich northern Virginia, where Democrats frequently run up insurmountable totals, is one of the nation’s most ethnically diverse areas.
Chernow confronts the almost insurmountable problem that any Grant biographer must overcome, which is that the best book about Grant that could be written has already been written, by Grant himself.
Europe, and Germany in particular, can afford no such belief in insurmountable decency, having witnessed — and dealt with honestly — human depravity on its very soil.
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Synonymsbulletproof, impregnable, indomitable, insuperable, invincible, invulnerable, unbeatable, unconquerable, unstoppable
Antonymssuperable, surmountable, vincible, vulnerable
Related Wordsinviolable, unassailable, unbreachable, untouchable; armored, defended, guarded, protected, safe, safeguarded, secure, shielded; unbeaten, unbowed, unconquered, undefeated, unsubdued
Near Antonymsexposed, imperiled (or imperilled), insecure, liable, open, susceptible, unguarded, unprotected, unsafe; defenseless, helpless, powerless, weak
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