irrefutable

[ ih-ref-yuh-tuh-buhl, ir-i-fyoo-tuh-buhl ]
/ ɪˈrɛf yə tə bəl, ˌɪr ɪˈfyu tə bəl /

adjective

not capable of being refuted or disproved: irrefutable logic.

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Origin of irrefutable

1610–20; <Late Latin irrefūtābilis. See ir-2, refutable

OTHER WORDS FROM irrefutable

ir·ref·u·ta·bil·i·ty, ir·ref·u·ta·ble·ness, nounir·ref·u·ta·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for irrefutable

irrefutable
/ (ɪˈrɛfjʊtəbəl, ˌɪrɪˈfjuːtəbəl) /

adjective

impossible to deny or disprove; incontrovertible

Derived forms of irrefutable

irrefutability or irrefutableness, nounirrefutably, adverb
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