insuperable


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incapable of being negotiated or overcome

Synonyms for insuperable

impossible to surmount

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incapable of being surmounted or excelled

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I have called it insuperable, and I speak advisedly.
Yet reason tells me, that if numerous gradations from a perfect and complex eye to one very imperfect and simple, each grade being useful to its possessor, can be shown to exist; if further, the eye does vary ever so slightly, and the variations be inherited, which is certainly the case; and if any variation or modification in the organ be ever useful to an animal under changing conditions of life, then the difficulty of believing that a perfect and complex eye could be formed by natural selection, though insuperable by our imagination, can hardly be considered real.
To the descend ant of a line of soldiers, commerce, even in that indirect manner, seemed a degrading pursuit; but an insuperable obstacle to the disclosure existed in the prejudices of his father
I throw out these queries for intelligent readers to answer, who know, at once, how credulous we are, and how sceptical, how soft and how obstinate, how firm for others and how diffident about ourselves: meanwhile, it is certain that our friend William Dobbin, who was personally of so complying a disposition that if his parents had pressed him much, it is probable he would have stepped down into the kitchen and married the cook, and who, to further his own interests, would have found the most insuperable difficulty in walking across the street, found himself as busy and eager in the conduct of George Osborne's affairs, as the most selfish tactician could be in the pursuit of his own.
If I meet with no insuperable difficulties therefore, consider that point as settled.
Welland's sensitive domesticity shrank from the discomforts of the slovenly southern hotel, and at immense expense, and in face of almost insuperable difficulties, Mrs.
You assured me that no obstacle which might not be easily overcome stood between me and this woman, and now I find that the one insuperable obstacle intervenes.
I have questioned him on the subject, and I confess I see no insuperable objection to his being a clergyman, as things go.
Danjuma is synonymous with love for country and with insuperable patriotism.
In Darker, Ana and Christian confront some seemingly insuperable challenges, and I - like millions of other 'Fifty' fans - can't wait to discover more.
I wonder what conclusion will be reached when any man or women in the street can tell them right now that, of course, there is a problem (already a problem of outer reaches of Kirklees getting to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary A&E) and it is insuperable, short of helicopter collection and delivery.
In a short span of merely seven years after that memorable day, the dream came true and a separate Muslim state was born against seemingly insuperable odds.
In placing the lander, Philae, on the surface of the comet, the ESA has pulled off what had previously seemed to be an insuperable task -- making contact with a comet, the space objects that have forever tantalised human imagination.
It is Merleau-Ponty's fundamental approach to diverse questions of structures of behavior, perception, language, politics, aesthetics, and ontology, he contends, to examine the issues via the paradoxical logic of expression, in which there is a insuperable disconnect between inner experience, which "overflows what can be said about it," and outward expression.
The insuperable drawback to her career as a composer was that she was a woman.