Origin of insuperable
Examples from the Web for insuperable
Second, they broke down the wall between teen music and adult music, a wall that had been insuperable until then.A Revolution, With Guitars: How The Beatles Changed Everything|Michael Tomasky|January 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he prefers women - and most certainly does not love the baron, for the insuperable reason that he loves nobody except himself.
Not necessarily an insuperable or lethal problem, but a problem that must be overcome—and certainly not a plus.
What had seemed an insuperable difficulty was thus in a moment accomplished.The Devil's Garden|W. B. Maxwell
Our plan was to go south, and not to leave the meridian unless we were forced to do so by insuperable difficulties.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2|Roald Amundsen
It looks very bad, but no real climber with his strength unimpaired would pronounce it, without trial, insuperable.Hours of Exercise in the Alps|John Tyndall
The possession of exalted mental powers is no insuperable objection to this conclusion.
He said experience had proved that there were no insuperable difficulties in the case.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
British Dictionary definitions for insuperable
Word Origin and History for insuperable
mid-14c., "unconquerable," from Latin insuperabilis "that cannot be passed over, unconquerable," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + superabilis "that may be overcome," from superare "to overcome," from superus "one that is above," from super "over" (see super-). Figurative use from 1650s. Related: Insuperably.