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INSURMOUNTABLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does insurmountable mean? 

INSURMOUNTABLE (adjective)
  The adjective INSURMOUNTABLE has 2 senses:

1. not capable of being surmounted or overcome
2. impossible to surmount

  Familiarity information: INSURMOUNTABLE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INSURMOUNTABLE (adjective)


Sense 1insurmountable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not capable of being surmounted or overcome

Synonyms:

insurmountable; unsurmountable

Context example:

insurmountable disadvantages

Similar:

insuperable; unconquerable (incapable of being surmounted or excelled)

Also:

unconquerable (not capable of being conquered or vanquished or overcome)

impossible (not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with)

Antonym:

surmountable (capable of being surmounted or overcome)


Sense 2insurmountable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Impossible to surmount

Synonyms:

insuperable; insurmountable

Similar:

unconquerable (not capable of being conquered or vanquished or overcome)


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