un·​in·​sur·​able | \ ˌən-in-ˈshu̇r-ə-bəl How to pronounce uninsurable (audio) , -ˈshər- \

Definition of uninsurable

: not suitable or eligible to be insured : not insurable an uninsurable risk Some cars souped up with customized engines and suspensions may be uninsurable through standard policies.Consumer Reports

Examples of uninsurable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An insurance requirement would also force low-quality, uninsurable institutions out of the loan program altogether. Preston Cooper, Forbes, 7 July 2022 Their departure may have another, less lofty reason: Russia is becoming uninsurable. Elisabeth Braw, WSJ, 29 Apr. 2022 Christopher Briggs was a hero and an alarming bellwether as the father of a young daughter who is uninsurable under Obamacare. orlandosentinel.com, 8 Apr. 2022 But nobody was interested in a forty-year-old, uninsurable rust bucket anchored in the world’s hottest conflict zone. The New Yorker, 4 Oct. 2021 That would make the Vessel uninsurable and dramatically increase the company’s exposure to massive lawsuits. Justin Davidson, Curbed, 30 July 2021 Inspections could identify thousands of uninsurable properties, Citizens officials said. Ron Hurtibise, sun-sentinel.com, 13 July 2021 Such coverage, putting hands in taxpayers’ pockets, would be irresistible to some business stakeholders, and would be easily misused given the flash policy reflex and the drive to insure the uninsurable. Clyde Wayne Crews Jr., Forbes, 24 May 2021 Kidman’s many injuries dogged the production and even left her with a reputation of being uninsurable. Stephanie Bencin, Vulture, 13 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of uninsurable

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Uninsurable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninsurable. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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