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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insolvable, unsoluble, unsolvable, unresolvableadjective

    not easily solved

    "an apparantly insolvable problem"; "public finance...had long presented problems unsolvable or at least unsolved"- C.L.Jones


  1. unsolvableadjective

    Not solvable.

  2. unsolvableadjective

    Provably not solvable.


  1. Unsolvable

    "Unsolvable" is the twenty-first episode of the first season of the American television police sitcom series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Written by co-executive producer Prentice Penny and directed by Ken Whittingham, it aired on Fox in the United States on March 18, 2014. In this episode, Jake decides to take on an 8-year-old case that is deemed "unsolvable" and seeks Terry's help in solving it; Amy, planning a romantic vacation with her boyfriend Teddy, tries to obscure her true intentions from Holt; and Boyle, downcast after the end of his relationship, is told of a great secret. The episode was seen by an estimated 2.50 million household viewers and gained a 1.1/3 ratings share among adults aged 18–49, according to Nielsen Media Research. The episode received mostly positive reviews from critics, who praised Andy Samberg's performance.


  1. unsolvable

    Unsolvable refers to something that cannot be solved, resolved, or explained due to its complexity or difficulty. It particularly applies to problems, equations, mysteries, or challenges that seem impossible to figure out, overcome, or find an answer or a solution to.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsolvable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsolvable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of unsolvable in a Sentence

  1. Erik Pevernagie:

    When one has ended up in a frustrating situation, trapped by paradoxical rules and lost in unsolvable logic puzzles, time comes to break free from a corporeal prison and head for new horizons. ( "Corporeal prison" )

  2. John W. Gardner:

    We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems.

  3. Sergei Korolev:

    There is no such thing as an unsolvable problem.

  4. Bill Albert:

    This nation has made remarkable, off-the-chart success on a pressing social issue that many of us considered unsolvable.

  5. Jared Kushner:

    Peace can only be achieved if it comes with a pathway for people to improve their lives, that is why agreeing on an economic pathway forward is a necessary precondition to resolving what is a previously unsolvable political situation.

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