unclimbable

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj unclimbable incapable of being surmounted or climbed
    • adj unclimbable incapable of being ascended
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Usage

In literature:

I've climbed unclimbable mountains.
"Fanny Herself" by Edna Ferber
It looked an ugly place, but there I must go, for the rock-wall I was on was getting unclimbable.
"Prester John" by John Buchan
It is the uncrossed desert and the unclimbed ridge.
"United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches" by Various
The platforms were backed by a double line of lofty and unclimbable cliffs, whose tops were invisible.
"A Voyage to Arcturus" by David Lindsay
That slide down which we rode with Norhala is unclimbable.
"The Metal Monster" by A. Merritt
It is the uncrossed desert and the unclimbed ridge.
"U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses" by Various
While here, I rode round northward to inspect that side of this singular and utterly unclimbable mountain.
"Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration" by Ernest Giles
Yes, it was sheer and absolutely unclimbable.
"Ayesha" by H. Rider Haggard
He was over the last of those barriers which are so easy from the outside and unclimbable from within.
"Barlasch of the Guard" by H. S. Merriman
Not a temple missed its visit, not a high place near his line of march was left unclimbed.
"The Arian Controversy" by H. M. Gwatkin
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In poetry:

White-capped mountains, peaks of dazzling snow
Cloud-pointed Alps, sharp unclimbable heights
Burning effulgence of the northern lights
Toward whose clear radiance, our desire grows,
White heat of the infinite.
"Lightning For Atmosphere" by Marya Zaturenska

In news:

The French route up the previously unclimbed southwest face of Kamet in northern India.
To impress their competitors and, more importantly, the grant bodies that provide financial sponsorship for expeditions, mountaineers must come up with ever-more-innovative goals, such as yet-unclimbed peaks, new routes or speed records.
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