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Impossible to resolve: irresoluble conflicts.

[Latin irresolūbilis : in-, not; see in-1 + resolvere, resolūt-, to untie; see resolve.]
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1. a less common word for insoluble
2. archaic not capable of being relieved
irˌresoluˈbility n
irˈresolubly adv
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(ˌɪr ɪˈzɒl yə bəl, ɪˈrɛz əl-)

1. incapable of being solved, explained, or clarified.
2. Archaic. incapable of being resolved into component parts.
[1640–50; < Latin irresolūbilis]
ir`re•sol`u•bil′i•ty, n.
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