irresolvable

adjective
ir·​re·​solv·​able | \ ˌir-i-ˈzäl-və-bəl How to pronounce irresolvable (audio) , -ˈzȯl- \

Definition of irresolvable

: incapable of being resolved an irresolvable conflict also : not analyzable

Examples of irresolvable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Serling was staking out his terrain: the inner human landscape of guilt and fear and irresolvable conflict. Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 19 Nov. 2020 Serling was staking out his terrain: the inner human landscape of guilt and fear and irresolvable conflict. Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 19 Nov. 2020 Serling was staking out his terrain: the inner human landscape of guilt and fear and irresolvable conflict. Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 19 Nov. 2020 Serling was staking out his terrain: the inner human landscape of guilt and fear and irresolvable conflict. Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 19 Nov. 2020 Serling was staking out his terrain: the inner human landscape of guilt and fear and irresolvable conflict. Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 3 Nov. 2020 Some problems may be irresolvable, but there are also relationships that don’t need to be lost forever. Joshua Coleman, The Atlantic, 10 Jan. 2021 Their movement was spawned not by Instagram but by the irresolvable clash of rising rents and flat wages. Abby Aguirre, Vogue, 10 Dec. 2020 And along with these insights, these works instantiate an irresolvable tension between Thoreau’s quasi-sociological worldview and his transcendentalist preoccupation with the individual. R.h. Lossin, The New York Review of Books, 4 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of irresolvable

1660, in the meaning defined above

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23 Nov 2021

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“Irresolvable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/irresolvable. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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