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  • adj. Cannot be traversed.

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  • adj. incapable of being traversed


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  • Despite the horrendous facts of the case, the court made the correct determination and spared us, as a society, of the burden of attempting to navigate an untraversable slippery slope.

    Supreme Court

  • But all that really just allows us to coexist with the inviolable, untraversable, and utterly vast spaces between us. p.

    Gilead at Ray Fowler .org

  • Two quiet figures were within the room; two figures, equally still and impassive, equally removed by an untraversable distance from the teeming earth and all that it contains, though soon to lie in it.

    Little Dorrit

  • These were uncrossable distances, barely manageable at a slow walk, and completely untraversable at a run.

    Scenes From An Art Fair, Written After Seven Hours of Driving To CT

  • The diggers were washed out of their holes, the Flat became an untraversable bog.

    Australia Felix

  • Because he was not of their blood, White Crow could do things which they could not and visit worlds forbidden or untraversable by them.

    The Skrayling Tree

  • But if indivisible, it is not infinite, except as the voice is invisible; but people do not mean this, nor are we examining this sort of infinite, but the infinite as untraversable.


  • Our account does not rob the mathematicians of their science, by disproving the actual existence of the infinite in the direction of increase, in the sense of the untraversable.


  • They would have effect limp at untraversable distances behind cause; they would keep destiny carefully abed and feed it upon spoon-victual.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 43, May, 1861 Creator

  • I trust, corrupt no reader irretrievably, to untraversable leagues beyond the last hope of redemption: but, even so, it is a frankly unethical performance.

    The Jewel Merchants A Comedy in One Act


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