Sentence Examples


  • He had no ready solution, but continued to believe the ultimate solution she chose to these insurmountable obstacles was a cop-out.
  • Handling this month after month seemed an insurmountable task.
  • The southern regno, in the hands of the popes, proved an insurmountable obstacle to the unification of Italy, led to French interference in Italian affairs, introduced the Spaniard and maintained in those rich southern provinces the reality of feudal sovereignty long after this alien element had been eliminated from the rest of Italy (see NORMANS; SICILY: History).
  • I realize that the obstacles in the way of my receiving a college education are very great--to others they may seem insurmountable; but, dear Sir, a true soldier does not acknowledge defeat before the battle.
  • I made no effort to teach her to speak, because I regarded her inability to watch the lips of others as an insurmountable obstacle.

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