undemonstrable


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undemonstrable

(ʌnˈdɛmənstrəbəl; ˌʌndɪˈmɒnstrəbəl)
adj
not able to be made evident
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It is conceived of as a certain undemonstrable force, a Familiar or Genius, by whose impulses the man is guided but whose counsels he cannot impart; which is company for him, so that such men are often solitary, or if they chance to be social, do not need society but can entertain themselves very well alone.
The word that the Hollanders translate as enviable is invidiosi, which derives etymologically from the unseen or the undemonstrable, as the Yale scholar Giuseppe Mazzotta notes in Reading Dante (2013).
As Bowers notes, "The case is undemonstrable, but at least some possibility exists that Whipple could have suggested the need for a different ending from Coverdale's reflections at Zenobias graveside" (lii).
Or it could be affirmed as a "persuasive desirability of speculative imagination (as persuasive and as undemonstrable as the proposition that there being a world at all is 'better' than there being none)" (IR, 10).
He demonstrated that mathematical statements can be 'undecidable', that is, undemonstrable or unprovable within the system.
Despite identifying this recent development (which was publicised in the Malaysian press anyway), the authors are forced to admit that direct linkages between the 'old guard' and the fighters on the ground are undemonstrable.
Even as he set out to overturn the consensus, Wexler sincerely and ardently praised the work of Max Weinreich and his son Uriel: "without their pioneering scholarship, the hypothesis presented here [in "The Fifteenth Slavic Language"] would have been inconceivable and undemonstrable.
The relationship of faith as belief that involves the acceptance of an undemonstrable proposition that I acknowledge to be true.
When examining Taranatha's writings on the extreme later period of Buddhism, that is 16th -17th centuries, even the assumption that there existed such a thing as 'Buddhism' in India at that very late period is utterly undemonstrable.
However, any connection between PULO and the current insurgents remains undemonstrable.
In short, the basis of the Chicago position, as of others, inevitably is an initial axiom which is itself an undemonstrable article of faith.
This is not to say that individual fundamentalists have no genuine faith in God, an ungenerous and undemonstrable claim.