incontrovertible


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Related to incontrovertible: surreptitiously, patois, earnestly

in·con·tro·vert·i·ble

 (ĭn-kŏn′trə-vûr′tə-bəl, ĭn′kŏn-)
adj.
Impossible to dispute; unquestionable: incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence.

in·con′tro·vert′i·bil′i·ty, in·con′tro·vert′i·ble·ness n.
in·con′tro·vert′i·bly adv.

incontrovertible

(ˌɪnkɒntrəˈvɜːtəbəl; ɪnˌkɒn-)
adj
incapable of being contradicted or disputed; undeniable
ˌincontroˌvertiˈbility, ˌincontroˈvertibleness n
ˌincontroˈvertibly adv

in•con•tro•vert•i•ble

(ˌɪn kɒn trəˈvɜr tə bəl, ɪnˌkɒn-)

adj.
not open to question; indisputable.
[1640–50]
in`con•tro•vert`i•bil′i•ty, in`con•tro•vert′i•ble•ness, n.
in`con•tro•vert′i•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incontrovertible - impossible to deny or disprove; "incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence"; "proof positive"; "an irrefutable argument"
undeniable - not possible to deny
2.incontrovertible - necessarily or demonstrably true; "demonstrable truths"
incontestable, incontestible - incapable of being contested or disputed

incontrovertible

adjective indisputable, sure, certain, established, positive, undeniable, irrefutable, unquestionable, unshakable, beyond dispute, incontestable, indubitable incontrovertible evidence that the government is violating the agreement

incontrovertible

adjective
Translations

incontrovertible

[ɪnˌkɒntrəˈvɜːtəbl] ADJ [fact, evidence] → incontrovertible

incontrovertible

[ɪnˌkɒntrəˈvɜːrtəbəl] adjirréfutable

incontrovertible

adjunbestreitbar, unwiderlegbar; evidenceunwiderlegbar; argumentunanfechtbar

incontrovertible

[ɪnˌkɒntrəˈvɜːtəbl] adjincontrovertibile
References in classic literature ?
However that may be, it is an incontrovertible fact that the things which in virtue of these qualities are said to be what they are vary in the degree in which they possess them; for one man is said to be better versed in grammar, or more healthy or just, than another, and so on.
Yes, and the faddists were to win despite the other side's incontrovertible evidence that Fallon was headed for bankruptcy and that the proposed bonds and outstanding ones could never be met.
But again, amidst the incontrovertible facts just recorded, one more, equally significant, rose up to confront the family; and this was, that the eldest daughter, Alexandra, had imperceptibly arrived at her twenty-fifth birthday.
These and many other things, nor could I escape the incontrovertible fact that the little figure round which my recollections and my hopes entwined themselves was that of Ajor--beloved barbarian
The good lady her mother now interposed, observing, in the first instance, that girls were girls, and byegones byegones, and that so long as young people were young and thoughtless, they would probably conduct themselves like young and thoughtless persons: with two or three other positions of a no less sound and incontrovertible character.
Himself a live thing, solid and substantial, possessed of weight and dimension, a reality incontrovertible, he moved through the space and place of being, concrete, hard, quick, convincing, an absoluteness of something surrounded by the shades and shadows of the fluxing phantasmagoria of nothing.
I have looked at the question in all its bearings, I have resolutely attacked it, and by incontrovertible calculations I find that a projectile endowed with an initial velocity of 12,000 yards per second, and aimed at the moon, must necessarily reach it.
Once, just to shut him up, I asked quietly if this theory which he regarded as so incontrovertible did not cause him some uneasiness about his wife and the dear girls?
If "knowing" were an unanalysable relation, this view would be incontrovertible, since clearly no such relation forms part of the subject matter of physics.
She had not only felt him to be inoffensive, but she had said so, which last by a confusion of her absolutist mind became a sort of incontrovertible demonstration.
These incontrovertible figures had been the occupation of every moment of his leisure since he had lost his money, and were destined to afford him consolation to the end of his days.
As an incontrovertible proof that those baleful attributes were all there, Mrs Wilfer shuddered on the spot.