insolvable insolvable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not easily solved

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As if trying to untangle the world's most intractable diplomatic knot didn't keep him busy enough, Blair has also set his sights on solving another insolvable problem during his .
  2. Nor has the mystery of that nation's behavior during the Nazi era remained so insolvable, so beyond the reach of art and scholarship, so beyond the reach, certainly, of earnest .
  3. Citation: "Noted throughout his career for undertaking and solving problems deemed insolvable by many.

News

  • Striking back at telemarketers

    The resolution of seemingly insolvable problems often can be found in unexpected places or conversations. In this case we’re looking at my ages-long tirades and rants about the annoyance of... Read more »
    on July 24, 2013     Source: Tuscola County Advertiser

Quotes

  1. "There is across-the-board agreement on Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas but there is a big gap between Kadima and Likud on the two states for two people. It's insolvable," Silvan Shalom, a senior Likud legislator and former foreign minister, told Army...
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Silvan Shalom Source: Reuters Canada

  2. But Friedman said there are "incredible opportunities masquerading as insolvable problems."
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Thomas Friedman Source: Bizjournals.com

  3. "For more than 30 years, I have embraced breakthrough innovation. Cleversafe appears to have solved the problems thought for decades to be insolvable: offering commercially available, reliable and cost-effective global data storage grids," said...
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Christopher Galvin Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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