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3 definitions found
 for insurmountable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Insurmountable \In`sur*mount"a*ble\, a. [Pref. in- not +
     surmountable: cf. F. insurmountable.]
     Incapable of being passed over, surmounted, or overcome;
     insuperable; as, insurmountable difficulty or obstacle.
     --Locke.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Hope thinks nothing difficult; despair tells us that
           difficulty is insurmountable.            --I. Watts.
  
     Syn: Insuperable; impassable; invincible.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  insurmountable
      adj 1: not capable of being surmounted or overcome;
             "insurmountable disadvantages" [syn: insurmountable,
             unsurmountable] [ant: surmountable]
      2: impossible to surmount [syn: insuperable, insurmountable]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "insurmountable":
     beyond one, impassable, impracticable, impractical, indomitable,
     inoperable, insuperable, invincible, too much for, unachievable,
     unattainable, uncompassable, unconquerable, undoable, uneffectible,
     unnegotiable, unperformable, unrealizable, unsurmountable,
     unworkable
  
  

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