indefensible


in·de·fen·si·ble

adjective \-ˈfen(t)-sə-bəl\

: not able to be thought of as good or acceptable

: not able to be kept safe from damage or harm

Full Definition of INDEFENSIBLE

1
a :  incapable of being maintained as right or valid :  untenable
b :  incapable of being justified or excused :  inexcusable <indefensible comments>
2
:  incapable of being protected against physical attack
in·de·fen·si·bil·i·ty \-ˌfen(t)-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
in·de·fen·si·bly \-ˈfen(t)-sə-blē\ adverb

Examples of INDEFENSIBLE

  1. The company adopted an indefensible position on the issue.
  2. His behavior is ethically indefensible.
  3. The city is in an indefensible location.

First Known Use of INDEFENSIBLE

1529

Rhymes with INDEFENSIBLE

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