Thursday, August 21, 2003
irrefragable adjective [ih-REF-ruh-guh-buhl] Impossible to refute; incontestable; undeniable; as, an irrefragable argument; irrefragable evidence.
Definitions for irrefragable
- Impossible to refute; incontestable; undeniable; as, an irrefragable argument; irrefragable evidence.
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Citations for irrefragable
I had the most irrefragable evidence of the absolute truth and soundness of the principle upon which my invention was based.
On June 4, the Citizen featured an interview with the Joneses' lawyer, R. S. Newcombe, who insisted that at the pending manslaughter trial he would bring "positive, absolute, irrefragable proof from . . . the most eminent scientists in the world" to show that both the Bates and Hunt operations were necessary and that no surgeon could have saved their lives.
Origin of irrefragable
Irrefragable derives from Late Latin irrefragabilis, from Latin in-, "not" + refragari, "to oppose."