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irresolvable

[ir-i-zol-vuh-buh l] /ˌɪr ɪˈzɒl və bəl/
adjective
1.
not resolvable; incapable of being resolved, analyzable, or solvable.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; ir-2 + resolvable
Related forms
irresolvability, irresolvableness, noun
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  • Patient has irresolvable joint pain or loss of function with an undeterminable cause.
  • Internal disputes and irresolvable issues should be rolled up to the appropriate management level.
British Dictionary definitions for irresolvable

irresolvable

/ˌɪrɪˈzɒlvəbəl/
adjective
1.
not able to be resolved into parts or elements
2.
not able to be solved; insoluble
Derived Forms
irresolvability, irresolvableness, noun
irresolvably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for irresolvable
adj.

1650s, from ir- + resolvable. Related: Irresolvably.

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