HyperDic: insoluble

English > 3 senses of the word insoluble:
ADJECTIVEallinsoluble, indissoluble(of a substance) incapable of being dissolved
allinsolubleadmitting of no solution or explanation / explanation
allinsolublewithout hope of solution
insoluble > pronunciation
Soundsihnsaa'lyahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > insoluble: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of a substance) incapable of being dissolved.
Synonymindissoluble
Narrowerwater-insoluble, non-water-solublenot soluble in water
Oppositesoluble(of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
Spanishinsoluble
Catalaninsoluble
Nounsinsolubilitythe quality of being insoluble and difficult to dissolve in liquid / liquid
English > insoluble: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningAdmitting of no solution or explanation / explanation.
Example"an insoluble doubt"
Narrowerinsolvable, unsoluble, unsolvable, unresolvablenot easily solved
See alsoinexplicable, incomprehensibleincapable of being explained or accounted for
Oppositesolublesusceptible of solution or of being solved or explained
Spanishinsoluble
Catalaninsoluble
Nounsinsolubilitythe property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it impossible to solve
English > insoluble: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningWithout hope of solution.
Example"an insoluble problem"
BroaderhopelessWithout hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success
Spanishinsoluble
Catalaninsoluble
Nounsinsolubilitythe property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it impossible to solve

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