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irrefragable

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adjective ir·re·fra·ga·ble \i-ˈre-frə-gə-bəl, ˌi(r)-; ˌir-i-ˈfra-gə-\

Definition of irrefragable

  1. 1 :  impossible to refute <irrefragable arguments>

  2. 2 :  impossible to break or alter <irrefragable rules>

ir·re·fra·ga·bil·i·ty play \i-ˌre-frə-gə-ˈbi-lə-tē, ˌi(r)-; ˌir-i-ˌfra-gə-\ noun
ir·ref·ra·ga·bly play \i-ˈre-frə-gə-blē, ˌi(r)-; ˌir-i-ˈfra-gə-\ adverb


Examples of irrefragable

  1. <the prosecutor painstakingly built an irrefragable case>



Origin of irrefragable

Late Latin irrefragabilis, from Latin in- + refragari to oppose, from re- + -fragari (as in suffragari to vote for); akin to Latin suffragium suffrage


First Known Use: 1533


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