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

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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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