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undeniable

[uhn-di-nahy-uh-buh l] /ˌʌn dɪˈnaɪ ə bəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being denied or disputed:
undeniable evidence of arson.
2.
not open to refusal:
an undeniable call for help.
3.
unquestioned as to quality, merit, etc.; indisputably good:
undeniable artistic talent.
Origin of undeniable
1540-1550
First recorded in 1540-50; un-1 + deniable
Related forms
undeniableness, noun
undeniably, adverb
Synonyms
1. incontrovertible, incontestable, unquestionable; obvious, evident, clear, certain, sure.
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  • That one example, moreover, has been a success as unqualified as undeniable.

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  • All this would be justified by strong and undeniable circumstances.

  • But for all that, the pluck and tenacity of Ulstermen are undeniable.

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  • The scientific mind must have proof, undeniable, irrefutable proof.

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British Dictionary definitions for undeniable

undeniable

/ˌʌndɪˈnaɪəbəl/
adjective
1.
unquestionably or obviously true
2.
of unquestionable excellence: a man of undeniable character
3.
unable to be resisted or denied
Derived Forms
undeniableness, noun
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Word Origin and History for undeniable
adj.

1540s, from un- (1) "not" + deny + -able. Related: Undeniably.

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