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insurmountable

adjective

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incapable of being defeated, overcome, or subdued
  • the familiar story of the underdog who ultimately triumphs despite insurmountable odds

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The first known use of insurmountable was in 1690

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“Insurmountable.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/insurmountable. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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