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Meaning of INSURMOUNTABLE

Pronunciation:  `insur'mawntubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  impossible to surmount
  2. [adj]  not capable of being surmounted or overcome; "insurmountable disadvantages"
 

INSURMOUNTABLE is a 14 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: insuperable, unconquerable, unsurmountable
 
 Antonyms: surmountable
 
 See Also: impossible

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

      Hope thinks nothing difficult; despair tells us that
      difficulty is insurmountable.            --I. Watts.

Syn: Insuperable; impassable; invincible.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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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