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incontestable

[in-kuh n-tes-tuh-buh l] /ˌɪn kənˈtɛs tə bəl/
adjective
1.
not contestable; not open to dispute; incontrovertible:
incontestable proof.
Origin of incontestable
1665-1675
1665-75; in-3 + contestable
Related forms
incontestability, incontestableness, noun
incontestably, adverb
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  • The parts of wagons that are continually met with here shows this most incontestably.

    The Prairie Traveler Randolph Marcy
  • Being an Englishman, he was incontestably right in doing so.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • The ambitions of men crowded together on land were incontestably disgusting.

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  • This stream is incontestably the flumen of the Commentaries.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
  • He was not the first to detect the fact of variation, but he was incontestably the first to discover the line of no variation.

  • Liszt was incontestably the more artistic, the more vibrant, the more electric.

    Franz Liszt James Huneker
  • incontestably, while not yet aware of us, Mrs. Server confessed with every turn of her head to a part in a relation.

    The Sacred Fount Henry James
  • This third aristocracy is incontestably the first, if you will excuse the Hibernianism.

  • incontestably the racing, the horses lining fretfully and scrambling through the muddy pools, left me cold.

    San Cristbal de la Habana Joseph Hergesheimer
British Dictionary definitions for incontestably

incontestable

/ˌɪnkənˈtɛstəbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being contested or disputed
Derived Forms
incontestability, incontestableness, noun
incontestably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for incontestably

incontestable

adj.

1670s, from French incontestable, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + contestable (see contest (v.)). Related: Incontestably.

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