from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Impossible to span: an unbridgeable chasm; unbridgeable differences.
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- adj. Unable to be bridged or crossed; impossible to span.
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- adj. not bridgeable
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In the relationship handbook that's what you call an unbridgeable divide.
Deputy CP leader Willie Snyman has also rejected co-operation, because of what he termed unbridgeable differences on principles.
PARTICIPATING IN last week's interfaith event at Seton Hall University, an Iraqi law professor sought to play down what the Western media often describe as the unbridgeable divide between Iraq's Shia majority and its Sunni minority.
Like several people in the telephone class, he said his concern with peak oil had strained his relationship with his spouse, creating an "unbridgeable" distance between them.
There is an unbridgeable gap between the cells of bacteria and of other living organisms.
You are absolutely right about that, and it is an unbridgeable gap that exists between us. joe from Lowell says:
The revenue component, in the end, remained unbridgeable.
The unbridgeable public-policy gulf that exists now between the Democrats and Republicans unable even to do a debt-ceiling deal opened long before the hanging-chad recount.
J.M. Coetzee is insightful about the violence at the heart of male sexuality and about the unbridgeable distance between parents and children.
Seemingly unbridgeable divisions at home and abroad.