unassailable


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un·as·sail·a·ble

 (ŭn′ə-sā′lə-bəl)
adj.
1. Impossible to dispute or disprove; undeniable: unassailable truths.
2. Not subject to attack or seizure; impregnable: an unassailable fortress.

un′as·sail′a·bil′i·ty, un′as·sail′a·ble·ness n.
un′as·sail′a·bly adv.

unassailable

(ˌʌnəˈseɪləbəl)
adj
1. not able to be attacked
2. undeniable or irrefutable
ˌunasˈsailableness, ˌunasˈsailaˈbility n
ˌunasˈsailably adv

un•as•sail•a•ble

(ˌʌn əˈseɪ lə bəl)

adj.
1. not vulnerable to attack or assault, as by military force or argument.
2. not subject to denial or dispute: an unassailable position in world literature.
[1590–1600]
un`as•sail′a•ble•ness, n.
un`as•sail′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unassailable - immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with; "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection"
invulnerable - immune to attack; impregnable; "gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs"
2.unassailable - impossible to assailunassailable - impossible to assail      
inviolable - incapable of being transgressed or dishonored; "the person of the king is inviolable"; "an inviolable oath"
3.unassailable - without flaws or loopholesunassailable - without flaws or loopholes; "an ironclad contract"; "a watertight alibi"; "a bulletproof argument"
incontestable, incontestible - incapable of being contested or disputed

unassailable

adjective
2. invincible, impregnable, invulnerable, secure, well-defended Liverpool football club are still looking unassailable.

unassailable

adjective
Translations

unassailable

[ˌʌnəˈseɪləbl] ADJ [proof] → incontestable; [position, influence] → inatacable; [argument] → irrefutable, irrebatible; [fortress] → inexpugnable
he is quite unassailable on that scoreno se le puede atacar por ese lado

unassailable

[ˌʌnəˈseɪləbəl] adj [lead] → décisif/ive; [position] → inattaquable

unassailable

adjunangreifbar; fortressuneinnehmbar, unbezwingbar; position, reputation, record, majorityunantastbar, unanfechtbar; convictionunerschütterlich; argumentunwiderlegbar, unanfechtbar, zwingend

unassailable

[ˌʌnəˈseɪləbl] adj (fortress) → imprendibile; (position, reputation) → inattaccabile
References in classic literature ?
The coroner's jury sat upon the corpse, and, like sensible men, returned an unassailable verdict of "Sudden Death
How, at such an apparently unassailable surface, they contrive to gouge out such symmetrical mouthfuls, remains a part of the universal problem of all things.
It was fenced away from the public view, but there it was, a gigantic and unassailable fact -- and to be heard from, yet, if I lived and had luck.
The days went on, and Miranda grew stronger and stronger; her will seemed unassailable, and before long she could be moved into a chair by the window, her dominant thought being to arrive at such a condition of improvement that the doctor need not call more than once a week, instead of daily; thereby diminishing the bill, that was mount- ing to such a terrifying sum that it haunted her thoughts by day and dreams by night.
He merely confirmed her conviction of the hopelessness of taking Noel Vanstone into her confidence before she had facts to help her against Captain Wragge's otherwise unassailable position in the identity which he had assumed.
Every red Martian is taught during earliest childhood the principles of the manufacture of atmosphere, but only two at one time ever hold the secret of ingress to the great building, which, built as it is with walls a hundred and fifty feet thick, is absolutely unassailable, even the roof being guarded from assault by air craft by a glass covering five feet thick.
The art of war teaches us to rely not on the likelihood of the enemy's not coming, but on our own readiness to receive him; not on the chance of his not attacking, but rather on the fact that we have made our position unassailable.
The potboy at the corner, who is a privileged amateur, as possessing official knowledge of life and having to deal with drunken men occasionally, exchanges confidential communications with the policeman and has the appearance of an impregnable youth, unassailable by truncheons and unconfinable in station-houses.
But as they drew near the root of the tongue they hesitated, having discovered that only one regiment could advance into the gorge at a time, and that there, some seventy yards from the mouth of it, unassailable except in front, on account of the high walls of boulder-strewn ground on each side, stood the famous regiment of Greys, the pride and glory of the Kukuana army, ready to hold the way against their power as the three Romans once held the bridge against thousands.
He comes to anchor on the hearthrug, with the air of a man in an unassailable position].
During the rollings and squirmings of the next few minutes, Tarzan's hold was loosened a dozen times until finally an accidental circumstance of those swift and everchanging evolutions gave him a new hold with his right hand, which he realized was absolutely unassailable.
The evidence of his cleverness was of the higher intuitive order, lying in his lady-patients' immovable conviction, and was unassailable by any objection except that their intuitions were opposed by others equally strong; each lady who saw medical truth in Wrench and "the strengthening treatment" regarding Toller and "the lowering system" as medical perdition.