What does insurmountable mean?

Definitions for insurmountableˌɪn sərˈmaʊn tə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insurmountable, unsurmountable(adj)

    not capable of being surmounted or overcome

    "insurmountable disadvantages"

  2. insuperable, insurmountable(adj)

    impossible to surmount


  1. insurmountable(Adjective)

    Incapable of being passed over, surmounted, or overcome; insuperable; as, insurmountable difficulty or obstacle.

  2. Origin: * in- + surmountable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insurmountable(adj)

    incapable of being passed over, surmounted, or overcome; insuperable; as, insurmountable difficulty or obstacle

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insurmountable

    in-sur-mownt′a-bl, adj. not surmountable: that cannot be overcome.—n. Insurmountabil′ity.—adv. Insurmount′ably.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insurmountable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insurmountable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    I don't think the problems are insurmountable.

  2. Walt Kelly:

    We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

  3. Vincent Stewart:

    The regime faces no insurmountable technical barriers to producing a nuclear weapon, making Iran's political will the central issue.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    No task or mountain is insurmountable. Yes you heard me right, it takes just courage /faith/patience/persistence/perseverance to surmount any of the above..

  5. Jody Farley-Berens:

    Making ends meet is insurmountable, there are so many doctors' appointments, copays, surgeries, prescriptions. And then the inability to work -- any savings that there may have been is gone very quickly.

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