Definition of indefensible
indefensibilityplay \ˌin-di-ˌfen(t)-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
indefensiblyplay \ˌin-di-ˈfen(t)-sə-blē\ adverb
Examples of indefensible in a Sentence
The company adopted an indefensible position on the issue.
His behavior is ethically indefensible.
The city is in an indefensible location.
Recent Examples of indefensible from the Web
Removing the United States from the Paris Agreement is a reckless and indefensible action.
Todd Stern, who led U.S. negotiations on the deal, argues that decision would be indefensible, causing serious diplomatic damage.
Plenty of people would find such an approach inflammatory, irresponsible, and indefensible.
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First Known Use of indefensible
INDEFENSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of indefensible for English Language Learners
: not able to be thought of as good or acceptable
: not able to be kept safe from damage or harm
INDEFENSIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of indefensible for Students
: impossible to defend Your rudeness is indefensible.
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