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un·an·swer·a·ble

 (ŭn-ăn′sər-ə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to answer or refute; incontrovertible: unanswerable accusations.

un·an′swer·a·bil′i·ty, un·an′swer·a·ble·ness n.
un·an′swer·a·bly adv.

unanswerable

(ʌnˈɑːnsərəbəl)
adj
1. incapable of being refuted
2. (of a question) not admitting of any answer
unˈanswerableness n
unˈanswerably adv

un•an•swer•a•ble

(ʌnˈæn sər ə bəl, -ˈɑn-)

adj.
1. not capable of being answered: an unanswerable question.
2. not open to dispute or rebuttal; irrefutable: an unanswerable proof.
[1605–15]
un•an′swer•a•ble•ness, n.
un•an′swer•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unanswerable - impossible to answerunanswerable - impossible to answer; "an unanswerable argument"
incontestable, incontestible - incapable of being contested or disputed

unanswerable

adjective
1. insoluble, unexplainable, unresolvable, unascertainable, insolvable They would ask their mother unanswerable questions.
2. indisputable, undeniable, irrefutable, conclusive, absolute, incontrovertible, unarguable, incontestable The argument for recruiting McGregor was unanswerable.
Translations

unanswerable

[ʌnˈɑːnsərəbl] ADJ [question] → incontestable; [attack etc] → irrebatible, irrefutable

unanswerable

adj questionnicht zu beantworten pred, → nicht zu beantwortend attr; argument, casezwingend, unwiderlegbar; that question is unanswerablediese Frage lässt sich nicht beantworten

unanswerable

[ʌnˈɑːnsrəbl] adj (case, argument) → irrefutabile; (question) → senza risposta
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In a sense, the only intellectually respectable position is that of agnosticism, which merely admits to the unanswerableness of the question.