unanswerable


un·an·swer·able

adjective \ˌən-ˈan(t)s-rə-bəl, -ˈan(t)-sə-\

: not capable of being answered

: impossible to prove wrong

Full Definition of UNANSWERABLE

:  not capable of being answered; also :  irrefutable
un·an·swer·abil·i·ty \ˌən-ˌan(t)s-rə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌan(t)-sə-\ noun
un·an·swer·ably \ˌən-ˈan(t)s-rə-blē, -ˈan(t)-sə-\ adverb

Examples of UNANSWERABLE

  1. <the unanswerable assertion that she didn't know much about art but she knew what she liked>

First Known Use of UNANSWERABLE

1613

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