|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
"It was a tacit conviction of the learned during the Middle Ages that no such thing as an insoluble question existed. There might be matters that presented serious difficulties, but if you could lay them before the right man -- some Arab in Spain, for instance, omniscient by reason of studies into the details of which it was better not to inquire -- he would give you a conclusive answer. The real trouble was only to find your man." [Gertrude Bell, "The Desert and the Sown," 1907]
insoluble in·sol·u·ble (ĭn-sŏl'yə-bəl)
|insoluble (ĭn-sŏl'yə-bəl) Pronunciation Key
Not capable of being fully dissolved. Fats and oils are insoluble in water.