[ in-ser-moun-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn sərˈmaʊn tə bəl /
incapable of being surmounted, passed over, or overcome; insuperable: an insurmountable obstacle.
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OTHER WORDS FROM insurmountablein·sur·mount·a·bil·i·ty, in·sur·mount·a·ble·ness, nounin·sur·mount·a·bly, adverb
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Neither of them connected any definite idea with the number; it merely meant the insurmountably great.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
British Dictionary definitions for insurmountable
/ (ˌɪnsəˈmaʊntəbəl) /
incapable of being overcome; insuperable
Derived forms of insurmountableinsurmountability or insurmountableness, nouninsurmountably, adverb
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