irrefragable

Related to irrefragable: intransigent

ir·ref·ra·ga·ble

 (ĭ-rĕf′rə-gə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to refute or controvert; indisputable: irrefragable evidence.

[Late Latin irrefrāgābilis : Latin in-, not; see in-1 + Latin refrāgārī, to oppose, resist; see bhreg- in Indo-European roots.]

ir·ref′ra·ga·bil′i·ty n.
ir·ref′ra·ga·bly adv.

irrefragable

(ɪˈrɛfrəɡəbəl)
adj
not able to be denied or refuted; indisputable
[C16: from Late Latin irrefrāgābilis, from Latin ir- + refrāgārī to resist, thwart]
irˌrefragaˈbility, irˈrefragableness n
irˈrefragably adv

ir•ref•ra•ga•ble

(ɪˈrɛf rə gə bəl)

adj.
not to be disputed or contested.
[1525–35; < Late Latin irrefragābilis= Latin ir- ir-2 + refragā(rī) to oppose + -bilis -ble]
ir•ref′ra•ga•bly, adv.
Translations

irrefragable

adj (form)unwiderlegbar
References in classic literature ?
La Fontaine, however, was declared conqueror, on account of his profound erudition and his irrefragable logic.
We have had, and may still have, worse things to tell of him; but none, we apprehend, so pitiably weak; no evidence, at once so slight and irrefragable, of a subtle disease that had long since begun to eat into the real substance of his character.
Tulliver was in his principle that water was water, and in the direct inference that Pivart had not a leg to stand on in this affair of irrigation, he had an uncomfortable suspicion that Wakem had more law to show against this (rationally) irrefragable inference than Gore could show for it.
When the mining first began, several rebels toward the East had tried profitlessly to buck this irrefragable game and had found they had battered their unyielding heads against an equally unyielding stone wall.
"The fact, man, the irrefragable fact!" he would proclaim triumphantly, when he had brought one of them a cropper.
He never said, I discovered this adaptation or invented that combination; but showed the whole thing as if the Divine artificer had made it, and he had happened to find it; so modest he was about it, such a pleasant touch of respect was mingled with his quiet admiration of it, and so calmly convinced he was that it was established on irrefragable laws.
During this time Valentine, at once terrified and happy, after having embraced and thanked the feeble old man for thus breaking with a single blow the chain which she had been accustomed to consider as irrefragable, asked leave to retire to her own room, in order to recover her composure.
Si la symbiose entre le peuple et son armee est une vertu cardinale, la quete commune d'une Algerie nouvelle necessite la conjonction de tous les efforts pour depasser les divergences en placant l'interet national en priorite irrefragable. L'Algerie, qui a vecu dans sa chair la douloureuse epreuve du terrorisme, connait le prix des derives sanglantes generees par l'extremisme a visage religieux.
irrefragable, enduring and original (Azibo, 1992a, 2012a)--depicts as