unsurmountable


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unsurmountable

(ˌʌnsɜːˈmaʊntəbəl)
adj
(of a problem, etc) not capable of being solved or overcome
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsurmountable - not capable of being surmounted or overcomeunsurmountable - not capable of being surmounted or overcome; "insurmountable disadvantages"
unconquerable - not capable of being conquered or vanquished or overcome; "a tribute to his courage...and his unconquerable will"- R.E.Danielson; "faced unconquerable difficulties"
impossible - not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with; "an impossible dream"; "an impossible situation"
2.unsurmountable - incapable of being surmounted or climbed
impassable, unpassable - incapable of being passed
Translations

unsurmountable

[ˈʌnsəˈmaʊntəbl] ADJinsuperable

unsurmountable

adjunübersteigbar; (fig)unüberwindlich
References in classic literature ?
The touch of her hand had filled him with ecstasy; he had desired to enter into her soul so that he could share every thought with her and every feeling; he had suffered acutely because, when silence had fallen between them, a remark of hers showed how far their thoughts had travelled apart, and he had rebelled against the unsurmountable wall which seemed to divide every personality from every other.
The appearance of such unsurmountable difficulties was sufficient to have inspired him with despair, however ardent his wishes had been; but even these were contruoled by compassion for another woman.
The dialogue between us will continue, no matter what barriers, even ones that seem unsurmountable from a human point of view, are in the way," the Archbishop said at the evening prayer service.