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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Impossible to solve; having no solution: a seemingly insolvable problem.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Impossible to solve; insoluble.
  • adj. Incapable of being paid or discharged.
  • adj. Not capable of being loosed or disentangled; inextricable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not solvable; insoluble; admitting no solution or explanation.
  • adj. Incapable of being paid or discharged, as debts.
  • adj. Not capable of being loosed or disentangled; inextricable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not solvable; incapable of being solved or explained: as, an insolvable problem or difficulty.
  • Incapable of being paid or discharged.
  • Incapable of being loosed.

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

  • adj. not easily solved

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