in·​dis·​put·​able | \ ˌin-di-ˈspyü-tə-bəl How to pronounce indisputable (audio) , (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 How to pronounce indisputably (audio) , (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
Recent Examples on the Web Its stars, from Emma Thompson to John Boyega, are known the world over, one of the indisputable perks of English-language cinema. Katherine Dunn, Fortune, "British cinemas are confronting the economics of reopening," 25 June 2020 The harm from the accident, which dwarfed the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill of 11 million gallons, was indisputable. Doug Struck, The Christian Science Monitor, "Deepwater Horizon: What we learned from worst oil spill ever," 10 June 2020 Now Morales’s allies were portraying his presence in the palace as indisputable evidence that the U.S. had supported a coup. Jon Lee Anderson, The New Yorker, "The Fall of Evo Morales," 16 Mar. 2020 This was intended as a joke, but in humor often lies indisputable truth, and Monday’s opening act reinforced the premise. Mike Finger,, "Finger: On Tony Parker’s night, more than an era ends," 12 Nov. 2019 Given that multiple states have moved to further restrict access to abortions during the pandemic, the timeliness of Never Rarely Sometimes Always is indisputable. David Sims, The Atlantic, "A Brilliant Indie Movie That’s Accidentally Getting a National Release," 4 Apr. 2020 But on a global level—the level of the nearly eight billion souls currently inhabiting our planet—the increase in well-being is indisputable. National Geographic, "THE BEST OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX," 25 Mar. 2020 The need for life-extending therapies in cancer is indisputable. Karen Weintraub, Scientific American, "Could Immunotherapy Treat Diseases Besides Cancer?," 30 Sep. 2019 As curious as these objects may be, scientists already point to the appearance of plastics in this form as a signpost for the beginning of the Anthropocene epoch, an age in which humanity’s imprint on the natural world is indisputable. Daniel Wolfe, Quartz, "How plastic turns into rocks and ends up on our beaches," 8 Aug. 2019

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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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“Indisputable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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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 How to pronounce indisputable (audio) , 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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