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Wordnet 3.0


1. (of a substance) incapable of being dissolved;
[syn: insoluble, indissoluble]

2. admitting of no solution or explanation;
- Example: "an insoluble doubt"

3. without hope of solution;
- Example: "an insoluble problem"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Insoluble \In*sol"u*ble\, a. [L. insolubilis indissoluble, that can not be loosed: cf. F. insoluble. See In- not, and Soluble, and cf. Insolvable.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not soluble; in capable or difficult of being dissolved, as by a liquid; as, chalk is insoluble in water. [1913 Webster] 2. Not to be solved or explained; insolvable; as, an insoluble doubt, question, or difficulty. [1913 Webster] 3. Strong. "An insoluble wall." [Obs.] --Holland [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

insoluble adj 1: (of a substance) incapable of being dissolved [syn: insoluble, indissoluble] [ant: soluble] 2: admitting of no solution or explanation; "an insoluble doubt" [ant: soluble] 3: without hope of solution; "an insoluble problem"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "insoluble": coherent, cohesive, enwrapped in mystery, impartible, indefinable, indiscerptible, indissoluble, indissolvable, indivisible, inexplicable, inextricable, infrangible, infusible, inseparable, insolvable, mysterious, mystic, unaccountable, undefinable, undividable, unexplainable, unified, uninterpretable, unsolvable