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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: Latin, from superare 'to get over', from super 'above'

insuperable

adjective
     
in‧su‧pe‧ra‧ble formal
an insuperable difficulty or problem is impossible to deal with:
There were insuperable obstacles, and the plan was abandoned.
As usual, the hero was facing insuperable odds.

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