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Meaning of INSUPERABLE

Pronunciation:  in'soopurubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  impossible to surmount
  2. [adj]  incapable of being surmounted or excelled; "insuperable odds"; "insuperable heroes"
 

INSUPERABLE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: insurmountable, unconquerable, unsurmountable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*su"per*a*ble\, a. [L. insuperabilis: cf. OF.
insuperable. See {In-} not, and {Superable}.]
Incapable of being passed over or surmounted; insurmountable;
as, insuperable difficulties.

      And middle natures, how they long to join, Yet never
      pass the insuperable line?               --Pope.

      The difficulty is enhanced, or is . . . insuperable.
                                               --I. Taylor.

Syn: Impassable; insurmountable; unconquerable. --
     {In*su"per*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {In*su"per*a*bly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: beyond one, impassable, impenetrable, impracticable, impractical, impregnable, incontestable, indomitable, inexpugnable, inoperable, insurmountable, invincible, inviolable, invulnerable, irresistible, overpowering, overwhelming, resistless, too much for, unachievable, unassailable, unattainable, unbeatable, uncompassable, unconquerable, undoable, uneffectible, unnegotiable, unperformable, unrealizable, unsubduable, unsurmountable, unsurpassable, unworkable, unyielding
 

 

 

 

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