insuperable

[ in-soo-per-uh-buh l ]
/ ɪnˈsu pər ə bəl /

adjective

incapable of being passed over, overcome, or surmounted: an insuperable barrier.

Origin of insuperable

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English word from Latin word insuperābilis. See in-3, superable

Related forms

in·su·per·a·bil·i·ty, in·su·per·a·ble·ness, nounin·su·per·a·bly, adverb
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insuperable

/ (ɪnˈsuːpərəbəl, -prəbəl, -ˈsjuː-) /

adjective

incapable of being overcome; insurmountable

Derived Forms

insuperability or insuperableness, nouninsuperably, adverb
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