in·​ar·​gu·​able | \(ˌ)i-ˈnär-gyə-wə-bəl \

Definition of inarguable 

: not arguable : not open to doubt or debate her impact was substantial and inarguable

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the colonists presented their case for political independence with what they regarded as inarguable logic

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Halpern’s splashy, ’60s spin on sparkle gave way to makeup artist Sam Bryant’s cool-girl constellations for Simone Rocha, each take making an inarguable case for all that glitters. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "5 Spectacular Beauty Trends That Swept the London Runways This Week," 19 Sep. 2018 The inarguable proof came in the concert’s second half, when the Count Basie Orchestra – featuring Bridgewater in three songs – returned balance to the sonic environment. Howard Reich,, "Dee Dee Bridgewater embraces her Memphis soul," 2 June 2018 But from yoga to biodynamism to sustainability to weed, the slow march of progress has revealed an inarguable truth: Hippie values have won. Devin Friedman, GQ, "The Hippies Were Right After All," 14 June 2018 In the moments after the Golden State Warriors eliminated the Houston Rockets to advance to the NBA Finals, anyone who decided to point out what seemed like an inarguable truth was going to hear from a vocal minority. Dan Woike,, "76ers' investigation into claims that Bryan Colangelo had fake Twitter accounts is surreal," 31 May 2018 But active bigotry and racial hatred are inarguable, and ABC appears to understand that. Matthew Gilbert,, "ABC played with fire, and got burned by Roseanne," 29 May 2018 Last: 12 Stats: 17.1 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 36.4% 3FG Bridges finished the season on an inarguable low note, struggling to score from anywhere on the floor against Syracuse’s 2–3 zone. Jeremy Woo,, "2018 NBA Mock Draft 6.0: Projecting All 60 Picks After March Madness," 3 Apr. 2018 That brings us to the second inarguable truth, one that should be obvious to even a casual NBA fan: the Mavericks really need to commit to tanking by shipping out as many quality role players as possible before the deadline. Peter Dawson, star-telegram, "Mavericks don’t need to repeat mistakes of the past," 6 Feb. 2018 Solo’s contributions on the field have been inarguable. Grant Wahl,, "U.S Soccer to Honor Hope Solo for Cap Milestone at Denmark Friendly," 11 Jan. 2018

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circa 1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of inarguable was circa 1875

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English Language Learners Definition of inarguable

: certain or clearly true : not open to argument, doubt, or question

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