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1. insoluble

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈsɑːljəbəl'] (of a substance) incapable of being dissolved.

Synonyms

  • indissoluble
  • water-insoluble

Antonyms

  • intelligible
  • comprehensible
  • clear

Etymology

  • insolubilis (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Insoluble

  • voluble

Example sentences of the word insoluble


1. Adjective
Keratin is a hard insoluble protein that makes up a large part of the skin, hair and nails.

Quotes containing the word insoluble


1. Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.
- Alan W. Watts, The Book on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are

2. Philosophy . . .consists chiefly in suggesting unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.
- Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams

2. water-insoluble

adjective. not soluble in water.

Synonyms

  • insoluble
  • indissoluble

Antonyms

  • explicable
  • hopeful
  • impermanent

3. insoluble

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈsɑːljəbəl'] without hope of solution.

Antonyms

  • extricable

Etymology

  • insolubilis (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)

4. insoluble

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈsɑːljəbəl'] admitting of no solution or explanation.

Synonyms

  • insolvable
  • unsolvable
  • unresolvable
  • incomprehensible
  • unsoluble

Antonyms

  • soluble
  • impermanent
  • possible
  • optimistic

Etymology

  • insolubilis (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)
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