Insuperable



[in-soo-per-uh-buh l] /ɪnˈsu pər ə bəl/

adjective
1.
incapable of being passed over, overcome, or surmounted:
an insuperable barrier.
/ɪnˈsuːpərəbəl; -prəbəl; -ˈsjuː-/
adjective
1.
incapable of being overcome; insurmountable
adj.

mid-14c., “unconquerable,” from Latin insuperabilis “that cannot be passed over, unconquerable,” from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + superabilis “that may be overcome,” from superare “to overcome,” from superus “one that is above,” from super “over” (see super-). Figurative use from 1650s. Related: Insuperably.

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