indefensible

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adjective in·de·fen·si·ble \-ˈfen(t)-sə-bəl\

Definition of indefensible

  1. 1 a :  incapable of being maintained as right or valid :  untenable b :  incapable of being justified or excused :  inexcusable <indefensible comments>

  2. 2 :  incapable of being protected against physical attack

indefensibility

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indefensibly

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Examples of indefensible in a sentence

  1. The company adopted an indefensible position on the issue.

  2. His behavior is ethically indefensible.

  3. The city is in an indefensible location.

1529

First Known Use of indefensible

1529


INDEFENSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

indefensible

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adjective in·de·fen·si·ble \-ˈfen(t)-sə-bəl\

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

indefensible

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adjective in·de·fen·si·ble \ˌin-di-ˈfen-sə-bəl\

Definition of indefensible for Students

  1. :  impossible to defend <Your rudeness is indefensible.>



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