impassable

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im·pass·a·ble

 (ĭm-păs′ə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to pass, cross, or overcome: impassable roads; impassable problems.

im·pass′a·bil′i·ty, im·pass′a·ble·ness n.
im·pass′a·bly adv.

impassable

(ɪmˈpɑːsəbəl)
adj
(of terrain, roads, etc) not able to be travelled through or over
imˌpassaˈbility, imˈpassableness n
imˈpassably adv

im•pass•a•ble

(ɪmˈpæs ə bəl, -ˈpɑ sə-)

adj.
1. not allowing passage: impassable roads.
2. unable to be surmounted.
im•pass`a•bil′i•ty, im•pass′a•ble•ness, n.
im•pass′a•bly, adv.
impassible, impassable - Impassible is incapable of feeling or suffering; impassable is not capable of being passed.
See also related terms for incapable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impassable - incapable of being passed
passable - able to be passed or traversed or crossed; "the road is passable"

impassable

adjective blocked, closed, obstructed, impenetrable, unnavigable Many minor roads in the south remained impassable today.

impassable

adjective
Incapable of being negotiated or overcome:
Translations
غير مُمكِن اجْتِيازُه، غَيْر سالِك
infranquejable
nesjízdný
ufremkommelig
járhatatlan
ófær
nepraeinamasnepravažiuojamas
necaurejamsneizbraucamsnepārvarams
nezjazdný
geçilemezgeçit vermez

impassable

[ɪmˈpɑːsəbl] ADJ [road] → intransitable; [barrier, river] → infranqueable

impassable

[ɪmˈpɑːsəbəl] adj [road] → impraticable

impassable

adjunpassierbar

impassable

[ɪmˈpɑːsəbl] adj (road, mountain pass) → intransitabile, impraticabile; (barrier) → insuperabile; (river) → non attraversabile

impassable

(imˈpaːsəbl) adjective
not able to be passed through or travelled along. The road is impassable because of flooding.
References in classic literature ?
First we must disprove its impassability," I replied.
In particular, he stressed that the presented samples are capable of overclocking over a hundred kilometers per hour on impassability.
The sense of impassability it transmits is reinforced by the fact that it is wider than it is tall, which confers on the house an air of heaviness and motionlessness.
Due to the closure of the boundaries of the subcontinent or impassability of its North and North West, communications and Conditions of residents of subcontinent between Mesopotamia and Iran were of great importance and necessity.
The theological debate here is between what is called the divine impassability (the Greek and Roman Catholic view) and "theo-passionism" (the Lutheran and Hegelian view).
Doctors and biomedical services tend to be concentrated in larger cities with greater economic resources and public infrastructure; remote location, poor public transportation infrastructure, cost of travel, and frequent impassability of roads due to inclement weather make distances to the closest public health center or public hospital major obstacles--especially to poor households without a motorized vehicle (32, 33).
It involves an apprehension that buddhistic rhetorics of selfdisplay are but instances of acataleptic impassability.
Cyril's dualistic deviations from Gregory, such as his acceptance of the impassability of the Word in Christ's suffering, result from an appropriation of Athanasius in a self-defense against accusations of theopaschitism.