[ in-ser-moun-tuh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪn sərˈmaʊn tə bəl /
incapable of being surmounted, passed over, or overcome; insuperable: an insurmountable obstacle.
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Related formsin·sur·mount·a·bil·i·ty, in·sur·mount·a·ble·ness, nounin·sur·mount·a·bly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for insurmountability
His aunt saw the insurmountability of the difficulty, and they drowned feeling in an affectionate glass of green-orangeade.Dr. Sevier|George W. Cable
British Dictionary definitions for insurmountability
/ (ˌɪnsəˈmaʊntəbəl) /
incapable of being overcome; insuperable
Derived Formsinsurmountability or insurmountableness, nouninsurmountably, adverb
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