irrefutable

adjective ir·re·fut·able \ ˌir-i-ˈfyü-tə-bəl ; i-ˈre-fyə-tə- , ˌi(r)- \

Definition of irrefutable

: impossible to refute : incontrovertible
  • irrefutable proof

irrefutability

play \ˌir-i-ˌfyü-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē; i-ˌre-fyə-tə-, ˌi(r)-\ noun

irrefutably

play \ˌir-i-ˈfyü-tə-blē; i-ˈre-fyə-tə-, ˌi(r)-\ adverb

Examples of irrefutable in a Sentence

  1. There is irrefutable evidence that he committed these crimes.

  2. the irrefutable reply of “Because I like it!”

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Origin and Etymology of irrefutable

Late Latin irrefutabilis, from Latin in- + refutare to refute


IRREFUTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

irrefutable

adjective

Definition of irrefutable for English Language Learners

  • : not able to be proved wrong : not capable of being refuted


IRREFUTABLE Defined for Kids

irrefutable

adjective ir·re·fut·able \ ˌir-i-ˈfyü-tə-bəl , i-ˈre-fyə- \

Definition of irrefutable for Students

: impossible to prove wrong : indisputable
  • irrefutable proof


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