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Definition 1: (of a substance) incapable of being dissolved - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for insoluble in the sense of this definition

(insoluble is similar to ...) not soluble in water

Definition 2: admitting of no solution or explanation - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where insoluble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an insoluble doubt

(insoluble is similar to ...) not easily solved

"an apparantly insolvable problem" "public finance...had long presented problems unsolvable or at least unsolved"

(means also ...) incapable of being explained or accounted for

"inexplicable errors" "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"

Definition 3: without hope of solution - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where insoluble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an insoluble problem

(insoluble is similar to ...) without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success

"in an agony of hopeless grief" "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"

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