[ ir-i-zol-yuh-buhl, ih-rez-uhl- ]
/ ˌɪr ɪˈzɒl yə bəl, ɪˈrɛz əl- /
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incapable of being solved or clarified.
- incapable of being resolved into component parts; insoluble.
- incapable of being relieved.
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Origin of irresoluble
OTHER WORDS FROM irresolubleir·re·sol·u·bil·i·ty, noun
Words nearby irresoluble
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Example sentences from the Web for irresoluble
Irresoluble, ir-rez′ol-ū-bl, adj. that cannot be resolved into parts: indissoluble: that cannot be released.
Thus, like Spencer, we find the secret of the organism irresoluble in terms of lower categories.Herbert Spencer|J. Arthur Thomson
British Dictionary definitions for irresoluble
/ (ɪˈrɛzəljʊbəl) /
a less common word for insoluble
archaic not capable of being relieved
Derived forms of irresolubleirresolubility, nounirresolubly, adverb
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