insurmountable

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adjective in·sur·mount·able \ˌin(t)-sər-ˈmau̇n-tə-bəl\

Definition of insurmountable

  1. :  incapable of being surmounted :  insuperable insurmountable problems

insurmountably

play \ˌin(t)-sər-ˈmau̇n-tə-blē\ adverb

Examples of insurmountable in a sentence

  1. They were faced with several insurmountable obstacles.

  2. the familiar story of the underdog who ultimately triumphs despite insurmountable odds

1690

First Known Use of insurmountable

1690


INSURMOUNTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

insurmountable

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adjective in·sur·mount·able \ˌin(t)-sər-ˈmau̇n-tə-bəl\

Definition of insurmountable for English Language Learners

  • of a problem, difficulty, etc. : impossible to solve or get control of : impossible to overcome



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