insolvable

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

insolvable (comparative more insolvable, superlative most insolvable)

  1. Impossible to solve; insoluble.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of I. Watts to this entry?)
  2. Incapable of being paid or discharged.
    an insolvable debt
  3. Not capable of being loosed or disentangled; inextricable.
    • Alexander Pope
      Bands insolvable.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

in- +‎ solvable

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.sɔl.vabl̥/

Adjective[edit]

insolvable (masculine and feminine, plural insolvables)

  1. insolvent

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