What does insurmountable mean?

Definitions for insurmountableˌɪn sərˈmaʊn tə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word insurmountable.

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. Nancy Pelosi:

    It’s an obstacle but not insurmountable.

  2. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    I don't think the problems are insurmountable.

  3. Walt Kelly:

    We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

  4. James Williams:

    There are still some frustrations, but they are not insurmountable.

  5. Nora Sausmikat:

    Bureaucratic hurdles, which have never been easily managed in China, have now become nearly insurmountable.

Images & Illustrations of insurmountable

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