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

  • adj. Impossible to resolve: irresoluble conflicts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. difficult if not impossible to resolve; irresolvable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Incapable of being dissolved or resolved into parts; insoluble.
  • adj. Incapable of being relieved or assisted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not resoluble; incapable of being resolved into elements or parts; indissoluble.
  • Incapable of being released or relieved.


Latin irresolūbilis : in-, not; see in-1 + resolvere, resolūt-, to untie; see resolve.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From ir- + resoluble. (Wiktionary)



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