incontestably


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in·con·test·a·ble

 (ĭn′kən-tĕs′tə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to contest; unquestionable: incontestable proof of the defendant's guilt.

in′con·test′a·bil′i·ty n.
in′con·test′a·bly adv.
Translations

incontestably

[ɪnkənˈtestəblɪ] ADVincontestablemente, incuestionablemente

incontestably

References in classic literature ?
To live the same family life as his father and forefathers--that is, in the same condition of culture--and to bring up his children in the same, was incontestably necessary.
Well, a sort of answer, after a time, had come to me, and it was so far confirmed as that I was met, incontestably, by the quickened vision of what was rare in my little companion.
Every man, savage or sage, however incontestably reason and experiment may prove to him that it is impossible to imagine two different courses of action in precisely the same conditions, feels that without this irrational conception (which constitutes the essence of freedom) he cannot imagine life.
I, the modern, am incontestably a man; yet I, Big-Tooth, the primitive, am not a man.
It proves incontestably, that the judiciary is beyond comparison the weakest of the three departments of power[1]; that it can never attack with success either of the other two; and that all possible care is requisite to enable it to defend itself against their attacks.
"Incontestably," replied Nicholl; "and even by this same formula I can always tell you its speed at any point of its transit."
It had happened to me to regret that he had known Europe at all; I should have liked to see what he would have written without that experience, by which he had incontestably been enriched.
"Now, I - I, also - I, here present - incontestably, I - am going to write an order to which I am certain you will give credence, incredulous as you are!"
Katharine, who had been looking at her mother constantly, while the chatter of tongues held sway, perceived that the look of straightforward indignation had already vanished; her mother was evidently casting about in her mind for some method of escape, or bright spot, or sudden illumination which should show to the satisfaction of everybody that all had happened, miraculously but incontestably, for the best.
The layout of the text, in jagged blocks of type cascading irregularly down the page, validates the poet-speaker's opening assertion that "the DNA molecule / is the Nude Descending a Staircase." Incontestably, the downward-moving, angular bulges that comprise the poem evoke Duchamp's famous painting; at the same time, they mimic compellingly the familiar double-helix formation of DNA.
Bush (and a series of predecessors) is, to risk understating reality, incontestably bleak, if not pervasively threatening--Iraq is in a shambles, its government hanging by a thread.
It's a theme that, even apart from the spilling of bodily fluids, has in the history of European visual art incontestably involved an erotic topos, most directly in the use of a young, nearly nude male body as a painting's primary focus.