/ɪrəˈzɒlvəbəl/ (say iruh'zolvuhbuhl)

not resolvable; incapable of being resolved; not analysable; not solvable.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Irresolvable — Ir re*solv a*ble, a. [Pref. ir not + resolvable. Cf. {Irresoluble}.] Incapable of being resolved; not separable into component parts. [1913 Webster] {Irresolvable nebul[ae]} (Astron.), nebul[ae] of a cloudlike appearance, which have not yet been… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irresolvable — (adj.) 1650s, from IR (Cf. ir ) + resolvable (see RESOLVE (Cf. resolve) (v.)). Related: Irresolvably …   Etymology dictionary

  • irresolvable — [ir΄i zäl′və bəl] adj. 1. that cannot be resolved into elements or parts 2. that cannot be solved …   English World dictionary

  • irresolvable — adjective Date: 1660 incapable of being resolved < an irresolvable conflict >; also not analyzable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • irresolvable — irresolvability, irresolvableness, n. /ir i zol veuh beuhl/, adj. not resolvable; incapable of being resolved, analyzable, or solvable. [1650 60; IR 2 + RESOLVABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • irresolvable — adjective a) Difficult to resolve b) Difficult to separate into its components Ant: resolvable …   Wiktionary

  • irresolvable — adj. not able of being resolved; not able to be be broken down into single parts; irreducible …   English contemporary dictionary

  • irresolvable — adjective (of a problem) impossible to solve …   English new terms dictionary

  • irresolvable — ir·resolvable …   English syllables

  • irresolvable — ir•re•solv•a•ble [[t]ˌɪr ɪˈzɒl və bəl[/t]] adj. not resolvable; incapable of being resolved; not analyzable or solvable • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

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