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insoluble

[ in-sol-yuh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF insoluble

Synonyms for insoluble

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Antonyms for insoluble

  • explainable
  • explicable
  • obvious
  • open
  • solvable
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSOLUBLE

The problem is not insoluble, but we must admit that the solution is not easy.

A strong solution of alum put into glue will make it insoluble in water.

"We haven't reached the insoluble part," said Adine gravely.

The insoluble compounds of zinc can be prepared by precipitation.

Most of the chromates are insoluble and can therefore be prepared by precipitation.

Most of the sulphides are insoluble in water, and some of them are insoluble in acids.

The normal salts are nearly all insoluble and many of them occur in nature.

To them matter is as insoluble as the transforming forces which emanate from it.

It reaches the market in a fine powder, which is insoluble in water.

The notion of good and evil is insoluble by universal suffrage.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "unable to be loosened," from Latin insolubilis "that cannot be loosened," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + solubilis (see soluble). Figurative use, of problems, etc., is from late 14c.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INSOLUBLE

inexplicable

adjectivebeyond comprehension, explanation
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