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Insolubility

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Definition

noun

The quality of being insoluble.


Supplement

Examples of instances where there is insolubility are oil in water, and urea, a polar solute, in a non-polar solvent such as benzene.


Word origin: insolubilis : in-, not + solvere, to loosen.

Related forms: insoluble (adjective).

Compare: solubility.