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
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insuperably adverb

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  • 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

  • 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

  • insuperable — (Del lat. insuperabĭlis). adj. No superable. ☛ V. miedo insuperable …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 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

  • 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

  • insuperable — Insuperable, Inexsuperabilis, Insuperabilis …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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