irresoluble

adjective

ir·​re·​sol·​u·​ble ˌir-i-ˈzäl-yə-bəl How to pronounce irresoluble (audio)
1
: having or admitting of no solution or explanation
an irresoluble question
2
archaic : indissoluble

Word History

Etymology

Latin irresolubilis, from in- + resolvere to resolve

First Known Use

1666, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of irresoluble was in 1666

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Cite this Entry

“Irresoluble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/irresoluble. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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