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That cannot be annulled or made void: an indefeasible claim; indefeasible rights.

in′de·fea′si·bil′i·ty n.
in′de·fea′si·bly adv.


(Law) law not liable to be annulled or forfeited
ˌindeˌfeasiˈbility, ˌindeˈfeasibleness n
ˌindeˈfeasibly adv


(ˌɪn dɪˈfi zə bəl)

not defeasible; not able to be annulled.
in`de•fea`si•bil′i•ty, n.
in`de•fea′si•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indefeasible - not liable to being annulled or voided or undone; "an indefeasible right to freedom"; "an indefeasible claim to the title"
defeasible - capable of being annulled or voided or terminated; "a claim to an estate may be defeasible so long as the claimant is under 21 and unmarried"
References in classic literature ?
It is--we say it without censure, nor in diminution of the claim which it indefeasibly possesses on beings of another mould--it is always selfish in its essence; and we must give it leave to be so, and heap up our heroic and disinterested love upon it so much the more, without a recompense.
had "indefeasibly vested." (153) Writing again for the Court,
The language of sovereignty and captivity--"I was King and Lord of all this Country indefeasibly"; "yet the Island was certainly a Prison to me, and that in the worst Sense in the World" (130-32, 128)--cannot be kept separate from one another precisely because they are mutually constitutive: the presence of the captive prisoner's body before the law simultaneously indicates the potentiality of the law's representative to "step outside of itself" and produce abandoned life in its place.
Thus a subject who treats a proposition as indefeasibly justified a priori might nevertheless significantly lower his credence in that proposition, in ways that are not accessible to the subject on the basis of his grasp of the content of the relevant concepts.
The short answer to this contention is that an unborn child who died before birth could not possibly "benefit" from being indefeasibly vested in a property interest.
It is true that, as a matter of formal game theory, the President can be labeled principal only if his authority is indefeasibly by Congress.
(156) Absent a formal overruling, Supreme Court decisions remain indefeasibly binding on all inferior tribunals; finding a precedent to be controlling brings the inquiry to its end.
American is also seeking to use cash on hand (including proceeds of the New EETC) to indefeasibly repay the existing prepetition obligations secured by the aircraft.
There are two threshold requirements for a trust interest to be includable in a nonresident decedent's gross estate for federal estate tax purposes: 1) the trust must be a valid trust as of the nonresident decedent's date of death and 2) the non-resident decedent's interest in the trust must be indefeasibly vested in such manner as would cause estate tax inclusion if she were a U.S.
Instead of being "indefeasibly entitled," the LTA provides that the registered holder of a charge is "deemed to be entitled" to that interest.
According to strong moral foundationalism, an agent S is indefeasibly justified in believing any self-evident moral proposition P, so long as S adequately understands P.