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Examples of incontrovertible in a Sentence
incontrovertible facts that left the jury with no choice but to convict
Recent Examples of incontrovertible from the Web
Trump seizes on those mistakes as incontrovertible evidence that the media is hopelessly fake.
The notion that Felt was leaking to discredit Gray is absurd, and contradicted by strong incontrovertible evidence.
The facts, the evidence of wrongdoing and law breaking are incontrovertible and overwhelming.
This circumspect cell phone data harvesting came to light via Twitter as users began posting their personal records downloaded from Facebook, offering incontrovertible evidence the company had indeed been collecting the data.
If aliens are out there—or even right here—in abundance, particularly ones wildly advanced beyond our state, why would incontrovertible proof of that reality be so annoyingly elusive?
What’s left in the first canister is the incontrovertible evidence: brownish, yellowish, sticky, and very stinky gunk.
Fannie Lou Hamer, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Muhammad Ali and Fred Hampton commune in various murals, a buffet of incontrovertible black excellence.
But if that’s not enough, the economic argument is incontrovertible: Adding women makes work groups more creative.
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Did You Know?
If something is indisputable, it's incontrovertible. But if it is open to question, is it controvertible? It sure is. The antonyms controvertible and incontrovertible are both derivatives of the verb controvert (meaning "to dispute or oppose by reasoning"), which is itself a spin-off of controversy. And what is the source of all of these controversial terms? The Latin adjective controversus, which literally means "turned against."
INCONTROVERTIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of incontrovertible for English Language Learners
: not able to be doubted or questioned
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