not open to attack or assault, as by military force or argument: unassailable fortifications; unassailable logic.
not subject to denial or dispute: Shakespeare's genius gives his works an unassailable position in world literature.
- un·as·sail·a·bil·i·ty, un·as·sail·a·ble·ness, noun
- un·as·sail·a·bly, adverb
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How to use unassailable in a sentence
As for Bonds and Clemens — the premier hitter and pitcher of their generation, if not of all time — both have unassailable statistical cases, but both continue to fall short of election because of their association with performance-enhancing drugs.Hall of Fame voters pitch a shutout as character questions muddle Cooperstown debate | Dave Sheinin | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
We have built systems that don’t just widen the gap between rich and poor but make the distance unassailable.
Great players like Kitani recognize that building a “Thick,” or unassailable, territory with Gote is one of the surest ways of establishing an effective Sente in the future.
It’s a somewhat dangerous game to assert any claim is unassailable, if only because individuals and small teams can only consider so many possibilities.New Quantum Computer in China Claims Quantum Advantage With Light | Jason Dorrier | December 6, 2020 | Singularity Hub
It adds Facebook “has held an unassailable position in the social network market for nearly a decade.”Congressional report blasts Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook as monopolistic ‘gatekeepers’ of the digital economy | Greg Sterling | October 7, 2020 | Search Engine Land
But its hope for a better future and its expressed faith in God and the children of God is unassailable.Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech Is an Often Ignored Masterpiece | Malcolm Jones | October 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It might have been used as confirmation that a unique and cozy “special relationship” between the two nations was unassailable.Blood and War: The Hard Truth About ‘Boots on the Ground’ | Clive Irving | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For a long time, then, Orthodox control seemed unassailable.Breaking Down Israel’s Orthodox Monopoly, One Rabbi at a Time | Brent E. Sasley | May 31, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
“His party credentials are unassailable,” says veteran GOP strategist Ralph Reed.
Bibi Netanyahu called for an early vote from an apparent position of unassailable strength.
And his friends gasped at his temerity and trembled for him, not knowing what grounds he had for counting himself unassailable.Mistress Wilding | Rafael Sabatini
They do not offer a theory as a suggestion of what might possibly be, but as a demonstration founded upon an unassailable basis.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
But Yacanex had taken up an unassailable position in the mountains, and for some months could not be drawn into an engagement.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
Mr. Key's admiration for McCormack we found later on rests on unassailable grounds.Seeing Things at Night | Heywood Broun
The Vita then comes to us with a certain unassailable authority, and is besides a work of piety, of love, of vindication.Giovanni Boccaccio, a Biographical Study | Edward Hutton
British Dictionary definitions for unassailable
not able to be attacked
undeniable or irrefutable
- unassailableness, noun
- unassailably, adverb
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