Definitions

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  • adj. Not solvable.
  • adj. Provably not solvable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not easily solved

Etymologies

un- +‎ solvable (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Had he known that the problems were "unsolvable" -- in other words, had he been more fully immersed in the subculture of expertise -- he likely wouldn't have even attempted to solve them.

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  • Aside from the fact that he wouldn't have closed Guantanamo before he solved problems he defines as unsolvable, that he repeats the Republican Party's demagogic scare slogan about releasing all those scary brown people, that he approves of the military commissions that Obama has put on hold and which can accept evidence based on torture (which all Big Pundits know the Maverick devoutly opposes!) - in other words, other than the fact that he criticizes everything that Obama has actually done on closing Guantanamo, the Great Maverick agrees with Obama on closing Guantanamo.

    The Blue Voice

  • In 1881 Gladstone was the head of the British Government, and the South African question had remained for forty years an unsolved problem, of the Empire, and he was afraid it might remain unsolvable.

    Our International Outlook

  • Steele is calling for an all-encompassing effort to solve these "unsolvable" cases.

    Patrick Sauer: Inside the GOP Hip-Hop Revival Tent

  • Hulme's pessimism leads him to declare the problem "unsolvable:"

    Matt Osborne: Climategate and the Life-Cycle of Nontroversy

  • The three big "unsolvable" problems with electronic voting identified by Dill were error, security, and making sure the system is running what you think it is running.

    David Dill Unpluggd: Computer glitch leaves electronic voting machine advocate without a script

  • Even if these faults can be corrected – and some reports indicate that they are "unsolvable", the aircraft is three technological generations behind the US equivalent, lacking a stealth capability, swivel jet technology and advanced, multi-tasking avionics.

    Eurofighter – a model of European co-operation?

  • Tavistock had seen his financial brain solve too many "unsolvable" problems not to have confidence in it.

    The Cost

  • Masimo develops innovative monitoring technologies that significantly improve patient care -- helping solve "unsolvable" problems.

    FinanzNachrichten.de: Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI) develops innovative monitoring technologies that significantly improve patient care -- helping solve "unsolvable" problems.

    Medindia Health News

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