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insurmountable

[in-ser-moun-tuh-buh l] /ˌɪn sərˈmaʊn tə bəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being surmounted, passed over, or overcome; insuperable:
an insurmountable obstacle.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; in-3 + surmountable
Related forms
insurmountability, insurmountableness, noun
insurmountably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for insurmountability

insurmountable

/ˌɪnsəˈmaʊntəbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being overcome; insuperable
Derived Forms
insurmountability, insurmountableness, noun
insurmountably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for insurmountability
insurmountable
1696, from in- "not" + surmountable (see surmount).
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