[ uhn-kwes-chuh-nuh-buh l ]
/ ʌnˈkwɛs tʃə nə bəl /


not open to question; beyond doubt or dispute; indisputable; undeniable; certain: an unquestionable fact.
above criticism; unexceptionable: a man of unquestionable principles.

Origin of unquestionable

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + questionable
Related formsun·ques·tion·a·ble·ness, nounun·ques·tion·a·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for unquestionable


/ (ʌnˈkwɛstʃənəbəl) /


indubitable or indisputable
not admitting of exception or qualificationan unquestionable decision
Derived Formsunquestionability or unquestionableness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unquestionable



c.1600, from un- (1) "not" + questionable. Related: Unquestionably.

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