unsurmountable


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unsurmountable

(ˌʌnsɜːˈmaʊntəbəl)
adj
(of a problem, etc) not capable of being solved or overcome
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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
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Translations

unsurmountable

[ˈʌnsəˈmaʊntəbl] ADJinsuperable
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unsurmountable

adjunübersteigbar; (fig)unüberwindlich
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References in classic literature ?
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.
Benitez is not relishing the UEFA Cup return leg at Parkhead and is desperate to build an unsurmountable lead at home.
"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.