[dih-spyoo-tuh-buh l, dis-pyoo-]
- capable of being disputed; debatable; questionable.
Origin of disputable
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controvertible, doubtful, dubious, uncertain.
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Examples from the Web for disputable
If I believe the sun revolves around the Earth, is that now a disputable fact?Why Hobby Lobby Will Be Bad for Conservatives
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After all, it is not disputable that we have lived longer than they.A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume I
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The conclusion was right, but the minor premise was disputable.The Cult of Incompetence
This is as disputable as the preceding affirmation, and for the same reasons.The Mind and the Brain</p>
There is an Indian logic, it is true, but its priority is more than disputable.
Now turn to the disputable case of the Tlingits of British Columbia.Method in the Study of Totemism
- capable of being argued; debatable
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