in·​dis·​put·​able | \ˌin-di-ˈspyü-tə-bəl, (ˌ)in-ˈdi-spyə-\

Definition of indisputable 

: not disputable : unquestionable indisputable proof

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Other Words from indisputable

indisputableness noun
indisputably \ˌin-​di-​ˈspyü-​tə-​blē, (ˌ)in-​ˈdi-​spyə-​ \ adverb

Examples of indisputable in a Sentence

an indisputable fact that is not subject to interpretation according to one's political beliefs

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There’s no indisputable scientific rationale for why some of these (lucky) women eventually detached from the pain points of childbirth and the postpartum period after, though there are theories. Jessica Delfino, SELF, "Do Women Really 'Forget' the Pain of Childbirth? Because I Sure Didn’t," 13 Nov. 2018 The report itself provides indisputable evidence that, when informed that Weiner’s laptop contained Clinton emails, Strzok immediately had the matter pursued by two of his most qualified and aggressive investigators. Michael S. Schmidt, New York Times, "Top Agent Said F.B.I. Would Stop Trump From Becoming President," 14 June 2018 League leaders say that, under the new rule, a standard of indisputable video evidence will be used to overturn a catch ruling on replay, rather than the previous standard of clear and obvious. Mark Maske,, "NFL owners unanimously approve new catch rule, hoping to end a decade of confusion," 27 Mar. 2018 The replay standard for overturning an on-field ruling of a catch will be indisputable video evidence rather than clear and obvious. The Washington Post,, "What is a catch in the NFL? New rule could provide the answer," 20 Mar. 2018 Though Bowen's long layoff likely reduces his chances of being one of the 60 players selected in the June 21 draft, depending on the NCAA to produce indisputable evidence or to establish a clear timetable is a formula for frustration. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, "NCAA makes Brian Bowen seem a victim | Tim Sullivan," 30 May 2018 Wheeler, like Pruitt, has expressed skepticism about the extent to which coal, oil and gas emissions drive climate change, something that mainstream science says is indisputable fact. Matthew Brown,, "Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forward," 10 July 2018 But the other leverage Russia enjoyed over Trump for at least 15 years is indisputable — in fact, his family has admitted to it multiple times. Jonathan Chait, Daily Intelligencer, "Will Trump Be Meeting With His Counterpart — Or His Handler?," 8 July 2018 Nevertheless, one similar fact about the three is indisputable: For more than a decade the 30-something stars have dominated women’s tennis headlines on and off the court. Sandra Harwitt, USA TODAY, "Serena, Venus, Maria share this part of their journey to tennis greatness," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of indisputable

1551, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for indisputable

Late Latin indisputabilis, from Latin in- + disputabilis disputable

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English Language Learners Definition of indisputable

: impossible to question or doubt : not disputable


in·​dis·​put·​able | \ˌin-di-ˈspyü-tə-bəl, in-ˈdi-spyə-\

Kids Definition of indisputable

: impossible to question or doubt indisputable proof

Other Words from indisputable

indisputably \-​blē \ adverb

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