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indubitable

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adjective in·du·bi·ta·ble \(ˌ)in-ˈdü-bə-tə-bəl, -ˈdyü-\

Simple Definition of indubitable

  • : certainly true : not able to be doubted

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of indubitable

  1. :  too evident to be doubted :  unquestionable

indubitability play \-ˌdü-bə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌdyü-\ noun
indubitableness play \-ˈdü-bə-tə-bəl-nəs, -ˈdyü-\ noun
indubitably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of indubitable in a sentence

  1. <the indubitable fact that there are no more woolly mammoths or saber-toothed tigers around>



Did You Know?

There's no reason to question the fairly straightforward etymology of indubitable - a word that has remained true to its Latin roots. It arrived in Middle English in the 15th century from Latin indubitabilis, itself a combination of "in-" ("not") and "dubitabilis" ("open to doubt or question"). "Dubitabilis" is from the verb dubitare, meaning "to doubt," which also gave us our "doubt." The word dubitable also exists in English, and of course means "questionable or doubtable," but it is fairly rare.

Origin of indubitable

Middle English indubitabyll, from Latin indubitabilis, from in- + dubitabilis dubitable


First Known Use: 15th century


INDUBITABLE Defined for Kids

indubitable

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adjective in·du·bi·ta·ble \in-ˈdü-bə-tə-bəl, -ˈdyü-\

Definition of indubitable for Students

  1. :  being beyond question or doubt

indubitably \-blē\ adverb




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