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unprovable

(ʌnˈpruːvəbəl)
adj
not able to be proved or verified
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Adj.1.unprovable - not provableunprovable - not provable; "it was both unproved and unprovable"
unobvious - not immediately apparent; "in mathematical science connections are exhibited which...are extremely unobvious"- A.N.Whitehead
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So far the accusations of espionage against this corporation perhaps are valid in theoretical sense, but unprovable in facts, what left them as mere speculations.
During the final, one of the announcers exhorted the crowd to shout various slogans in order to prove (the frankly unprovable) fact that 'Pakistan was the most peace-loving nation in the world'.
But the chairman of the ruling CDC Mulbah Morlu says attention of the ruling Coalition and the Government of Liberia has been drawn to degeneration of public discourse by recourse to non-factual, baseless, unsubstantiated and unprovable allegations, comments and statements emanating from some political personalities and media surrogates and sponsored commentators.
To say they did not give their maximum for Mourinho would be unprovable.
Given that Trump prevailed by 107,000 votes in three states -- out of 120 million cast -- I think it is both likely and unprovable.
So I spent the week having private arguments about whether it was really fair to ask a public servant to withdraw in a kind of tacit shame, for some greater ideological good, on the basis of a single unprovable allegation -- and whether that kind of standard would inevitably lead to less-provable allegations against more probably-innocent figures down the road -- and how you could expect any decent person to put themselves forward for high office in the climate such a precedent would create.
Stedman Jones, in contrast, contends that Marx failed to prove this theory because it is unprovable. The only grave Stedman Jones wants to dig is Marx's.
According to Karakachanov, the report on the situation in Hungary, drafted by the Dutch MEP Judith Sargentini, "contains a number of political qualifications and unprovable allegations", but at the same time did not take sufficient account of the fact that Hungary has already taken steps to remove some of the findings (apparently those that are not unpredictable) nor the declared willingness of the Hungarian government to cooperate.
'[But] he will maintain, I think, his right to his personal dignity, specifically his right not to be browbeaten (again) with hopelessly unprovable and garbage allegations,' Faeldon's lawyer, Jose Dino Jr., said in a text message to Inquirer.net
Because an unknown number of medieval manuscripts has been lost, and the number of surviving manuscripts makes comprehensive checking impossible, the first claim, that Winchester's rubrication is unique, is ultimately unprovable. In supporting it, Dr Whetter nevertheless provides useful first-hand comparisons with rubrication in a selection of English and French romance, chronicle, and mixed-genre fourteenth- and fifteenth-century manuscripts.
Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin were certainly people of the Enlightenment, but the strange bedfellows of the American idea were these passionate beliefs in the untrue and unprovable held by the Puritans, in their theocracy of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and by the gold hunters in Virginia who, despite no evidence, kept assuming they were going to find gold.