un·​as·​sail·​able | \ ˌən-ə-ˈsā-lə-bəl How to pronounce unassailable (audio) \

Definition of unassailable

: not assailable : not liable to doubt, attack, or question an unassailable argument an unassailable alibi

Other Words from unassailable

unassailability \ ˌən-​ə-​ˌsā-​lə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce unassailable (audio) \ noun
unassailableness \ ˌən-​ə-​ˈsā-​lə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce unassailable (audio) \ noun
unassailably \ ˌən-​ə-​ˈsā-​lə-​blē How to pronounce unassailable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unassailable in a Sentence

one of the unassailable beliefs of that political party
Recent Examples on the Web The public is deeply split over whether to believe an unassailable fact — that Democrat Biden was honestly elected. Calvin Woodward, Anchorage Daily News, 1 Jan. 2022 But what this means for Johnson himself, who not long ago was seen as virtually unassailable, is not yet clear. Patrick Smith, NBC News, 8 Dec. 2021 Picasso’s supremacy was, and remains, unassailable. John Banville, The New Republic, 16 Nov. 2021 Its prestige in this land of food snobs is unassailable. Joshua Levine, Smithsonian Magazine, 20 Nov. 2021 Like Stephen King, Chase was a master of conjuring a state of resonate normalcy so unassailable that even the most violent, psychotic actions made sense. Los Angeles Times, 5 Oct. 2021 The playmaker scored twice in United's 4-0 first-leg win, handing it an almost unassailable lead ahead of the return fixture at Old Trafford on February 25. Ben Church, CNN, 18 Feb. 2021 This judgment was grounded in seemingly unassailable logic. Timothy Noah, The New Republic, 14 Oct. 2021 Russia, China and Iran view recent developments as a clear demonstration that American international influence, which appeared unassailable after 9/11 garnered America almost universal international support and sympathy, is on the wane. Saphora Smith, NBC News, 17 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of unassailable

1596, in the meaning defined above

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“Unassailable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unassailable. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of unassailable

: not able to be doubted, attacked, or questioned

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