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.
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But also fortuitous for the serendipitous phenomenal experience of my almost impassably snowy commute: an unexpectedly affecting passage through well-worn terrain, with Chelsea's usually busy streets and sidewalks virtually depopulated, transmogrified by swirling flurries and blanketing drifts--a familiar environment that, like Zwirner's West Twentieth Street galleries, had been erased and reinvented by a thoroughgoing spatio-perceptual whiteout.
Those lucky enough to schedule a doctor's appointment often struggle to get there: There is little or no public transportation in many far-off colonias, and during the rainy season, the unpaved roads become impassably muddy.
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