verb (used with object)
- to surpass in excellence.
- to exceed in amount.
Origin of surmount
Related Words for unsurmountableunassailable, untouchable, invulnerable, unbeatable, impregnable, indomitable, impassable, irresistible, bulletproof, insuperable, inviolable, powerful, strong, unconquerable, unyielding, unsurmountable
Examples from the Web for unsurmountable
Historical Examples of unsurmountable
Others than he would at once be confronted with an unsurmountable difficulty.
The difficulty of broaching the subject to his equerry struck him as unsurmountable.Majesty
He had not been at Frankfort a year before he had learnt to look on this hostility of Austria as unsurmountable.Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire
James Wycliffe Headlam
It must have been even an unsurmountable Barrier to the Kofirans, in case they reduced the City.The Amours of Zeokinizul, King of the Kofirans
Claude Prosper Jolyot de Crbillon
The presence of a British factor would be an unsurmountable bar to that consummation, hence the necessity of its total removal.Origin of the Anglo-Boer War Revealed (2nd ed.)
C. H. Thomas