insuperable

  • 1 Insuperable — In*su per*a*ble, a. [L. insuperabilis: cf. OF. insuperable. See {In } not, and {Superable}.] Incapable of being passed over or surmounted; insurmountable; as, insuperable difficulties. [1913 Webster] And middle natures, how they long to join, Yet …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 insuperable — adjetivo 1. (ser / estar) Que no se puede o es difícil de superar o mejorar: Has estado insuperable, te felicito. Sinónimo: inmejorable. 2. Que no se puede superar, vencer o salvar: Estas rocas constituyen un obstáculo insuperable, no podemos… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 3 insuperable — (Del lat. insuperabĭlis). adj. No superable. ☛ V. miedo insuperable …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 4 insuperable — I adjective beyond control, difficult, formidable, impassible, impervious, impossible, impracticable, impregnable, inaccessible, incapable of being overcome, incapable of being surmounted, indomitable, innavigable, insurmountable, invictus,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 insuperable — (adj.) mid 14c., unconquerable, from L. insuperabilis that cannot be passed over, unconquerable, from in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + superabilis that may be overcome, from superare to overcome, from superus one that is above, from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 insuperable — Insuperable, Inexsuperabilis, Insuperabilis …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 7 insuperable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ impossible to overcome. DERIVATIVES insuperably adverb. ORIGIN Latin insuperabilis, from superare overcome …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 insuperable — [in so͞o′pər ə bəl, insyo͞o′pər ə bəl] adj. [ME < L insuperabilis] not superable; that cannot be overcome or passed over; insurmountable insuperability n. insuperably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 insuperable — ► adjetivo 1 Que no puede ser superado o es difícil de superar por su gran calidad: ■ un fármaco de propiedades insuperables. SINÓNIMO excelente inmejorable 2 Que no puede ser superado o vencido: ■ en el camino tropezaron con obstáculos… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 10 insuperable — in|su|pe|ra|ble [ınˈsju:pərəbəl US ınˈsu: ] adj formal [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: Latin, from superare to get over , from super above ] an insuperable difficulty or problem is impossible to deal with ▪ There were insuperable obstacles ,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 insuperable — {{#}}{{LM I22217}}{{〓}} {{SynI22773}} {{[}}insuperable{{]}} ‹in·su·pe·ra·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} Imposible de superar, generalmente por la dificultad o por la calidad: • La insuperable calidad del producto justifica su alto precio.{{○}}… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 12 insuperable — [[t]ɪnsu͟ːpərəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ A problem that is insuperable cannot be dealt with successfully. [FORMAL] They are also to discuss ways to overcome ethnic antagonism before it becomes an insuperable obstacle to co operation. Syn: insurmountable …

    English dictionary

  • 13 insuperable — adjective formal an insuperable difficulty or problem is impossible to deal with: Getting an agreement between the two leaders proved to be an insuperable obstacle. insuperably adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 insuperable — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin insuperabilis, from in + superare to surmount, from super over more at over Date: 14th century incapable of being surmounted, overcome, passed over, or solved < insuperable difficulties > •… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 insuperable — insuperability, insuperableness, n. insuperably, adv. /in sooh peuhr euh beuhl/, adj. incapable of being passed over, overcome, or surmounted: an insuperable barrier. [1300 50; ME < L insuperabilis. See IN 3, SUPERABLE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 insuperable — adj. Insuperable is used with these nouns: ↑obstacle, ↑problem …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 insuperable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. insurmountable. See impossibility. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. impassable, insuperable, overwhelming; see impossible 1 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Incapable of being negotiated or… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 insuperable — /ɪnˈsupərəbəl / (say in soohpuhruhbuhl), / prəbəl/ (say pruhbuhl), / ˈsju / (say syooh ) adjective incapable of being passed over, overcome, or surmounted: an insuperable barrier. {Latin insuperābilis} –insuperability /ɪnˌsupərəˈbɪləti/ (say… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 insuperable — adj. 1 (of a barrier) impossible to surmount. 2 (of a difficulty etc.) impossible to overcome. Derivatives: insuperability n. insuperably adv. Etymology: ME f. OF insuperable or L insuperabilis (as IN (1), SUPERABLE) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 insuperable — adjective a) Impossible to achieve or overcome or be negotiated. b) Overwhelming or insurmountable. Ant: superable See Also: insuperability …

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