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Definition of "irresolvable" [ir•re•solv•a•ble]

  • Irresoluble. (adjective)
  • Impossible to separate into component parts; irreducible. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "irresolvable" in a sentence
  • "He was actually very close to working for the president, but decided in the end, he did not want to be President Obama's commerce secretary, citing what he called irresolvable conflicts."
  • "It is highly unusual, for instance, to introduce a theme in A Major by setting up its harmony in C# Minor, but then again genius never likes to play by the rules, especially when it sets out to express the searching, irresolvable pangs of love."
  • "After success in the early 1960s with her brother Tom in the British country-music trio the Springfields, she went solo and made her way into the heart of “Swinging London. ” Part cartoon, part irresolvable desire, part bruised despair, she peered through heavy mascara and a stack of peroxided hair while singing with breathy sensuality."
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