irresoluble

adjective
ir·​re·​sol·​u·​ble | \ ˌir-i-ˈzäl-yə-bəl How to pronounce irresoluble (audio) \

Definition of irresoluble

1 : having or admitting of no solution or explanation an irresoluble question
2 archaic : indissoluble

First Known Use of irresoluble

1666, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for irresoluble

Latin irresolubilis, from in- + resolvere to resolve

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“Irresoluble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/irresoluble. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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