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defensible

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adjective de·fen·si·ble \di-ˈfen(t)-sə-bəl\

Simple Definition of defensible

  • : able to be thought of as good or acceptable

  • : able to be defended or protected : able to be kept safe from damage or harm

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of defensible

  1. :  capable of being defended <defensible theories> <a defensible hill>

defensibility

play \di-ˌfen(t)-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē, ˌdē-\ noun

defensibly

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of defensible in a sentence

  1. Both candidates hold defensible positions on the issue.

  2. Under those circumstances, her actions were completely defensible.

  3. Slavery is not morally defensible.

  4. The city has a defensible location.



14th Century

First Known Use of defensible

14th century

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