un·​re·​solv·​able | \ ˌən-ri-ˈzäl-və-bəl How to pronounce unresolvable (audio) , -ˈzȯl- also -ˈzä-və- or -ˈzȯ-və- \

Definition of unresolvable

: not able to be settled, solved, or brought to resolution : not resolvable an unresolvable dispute

Other Words from unresolvable

unresolvably \ ˌən-​ri-​ˈzäl-​və-​blē How to pronounce unresolvable (audio) , -​ˈzȯl-​ also  -​ˈzä-​və-​ or  -​ˈzȯ-​və-​ \ adverb

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Recent Examples on the Web The Box, in effect, is a Doomsday Machine whose nature and origin are unresolvable mysteries. Washington Post, 13 Feb. 2022 Who could possibly have been more qualified to transmute a form so many of whose early triumphs were about wholesome heartland heterosexuals finding true love into something more challenging and psychologically complex and even unresolvable? Mark Harris, Vulture, 27 Nov. 2021 Consequently, seismic waves capture only slices of plumes, and their properties are often the subject of unresolvable debate. Quanta Magazine, 15 Sep. 2021 Some issues may be unresolvable -- such as climate change. Manu Raju, CNN, 8 Sep. 2021 This practice seems so ingrained as to be unresolvable. Washington Post, 28 July 2021 Perhaps, at heart, The Good Fight believes that love can transcend politics, even at a time when the conflict in values seems unresolvable. Scott Tobias, Vulture, 22 July 2021 And the complications are what make her task so daunting, and perhaps unresolvable anytime soon. Noah Bierman, Los Angeles Times, 9 June 2021 President Biden on Friday rejected the latest counteroffer on infrastructure spending from a group of Senate Republicans as far too little, leaving the bipartisan talks at what looks to be an unresolvable impasse. Eli Stokols, Los Angeles Times, 4 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unresolvable

1604, in the meaning defined above

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“Unresolvable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unresolvable. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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