Usage examples for impassable

  1. The roads had become impassable. – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  2. As for the alternatives, the army or the navy, again his ideals had formed for him impassable bars. – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  3. On Thursday, a report came in that the trail across the wild land west of Bell's corner was closed completely- in fact, would be impassable for the rest of the winter. – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  4. Both flanks rested on impassable obstacles. – The Kangaroo Marines by R. W. Campbell
  5. In consequence of this mud they became almost impassable. – The Story of the "9th King's" in France by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  6. The two divisions met at Branxton, after having waded through a marsh which extended from Branxton nearly to the Till, and which the Scots had thought impassable. – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry
  7. The street was almost impassable. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  8. They told me that your house was gone and that maybe you had gone with it, and that these roads down here were impassable and nobody could find you." – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  9. God knows what thoughts passed through that somber mind in those long hours, when, concentrated upon himself, he must have faced the problem of his future and, like one before an impassable stone wall, had to fall back, baffled. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  10. The Cowboy insisted that the Dickinson route " is at best a poor one and at certain seasons impassable." – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  11. An African swamp is not, as a rule, considered impassable so long as one does not sink beyond the hips in it, and there are places where British forest officers flounder through them more or less cheerfully for days together, but it is, for all that, a thing the average white man has a natural shrinking from. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  12. In Tomsk the mud was almost impassable. – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  13. The sea is not impassable. – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  14. The snow came late, but during the winter it lay deep and heavy on the ground, making the roads almost impassable and their isolation more complete. – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
  15. On reaching Almora we mentioned to a friend the route we had taken, and he said, " Surely you have not come in a wheeled conveyance, for I am told that road is impassable." – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  16. The gulf between Miss Wycliffe, beautiful, rich, aristocratic, and Tom Emmet, the professional baseball player and street- car conductor, was to his mind as impassable. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  17. In the meantime, the pressure from behind had become so tremendous that it had forced him to his knees; and he and his master were taking up the whole width of the stairway, thus creating an impassable obstruction. – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf
  18. He set off in 1513. The land is not more than forty- five miles wide at Panama, but it is almost impassable even to this day. – Introductory American History by Henry Eldridge Bourne Elbert Jay Benton