un·​as·​sail·​able | \ˌən-ə-ˈsā-lə-bəl \

Definition of unassailable 

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

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Other Words from unassailable

unassailability \ ˌən-​ə-​ˌsā-​lə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē \ noun
unassailableness \ ˌən-​ə-​ˈsā-​lə-​bəl-​nəs \ noun
unassailably \ ˌən-​ə-​ˈsā-​lə-​blē \ adverb

Examples of unassailable in a Sentence

one of the unassailable beliefs of that political party

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Their 23-16 Senate majority could be in jeopardy, while their House majority is probably unassailable: 76-41. Dylan Scott, Vox, "9 states where Democrats can win back legislative control from Republicans in 2018," 30 July 2018 Bocchi appeared unflappable and Texas (42-21) proved unassailable in a 5-2 win over Tennessee Tech (53-12). Nick Moyle, San Antonio Express-News, "Bocchi, Clemens lead Texas to CWS for 36th time," 11 June 2018 The English actress Emily Watson plays Marmee, the bold and unassailable matriarch of the family. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, "Little Women for the Instagram Generation," 14 May 2018 This list is correct, unassailable, and represents the official opinion of RedEye, the Chicago Tribune and tronc. 1. Ben Meyerson, RedEye Chicago, "Easter candy, ranked," 21 Mar. 2018 Like the original film and the Ant-Man scenes in Civil War, Ant-Man and the Wasp depends heavily on Paul Rudd’s boyish, disarming performance as Scott, who is, after all, not the most unassailable or upright hero. Tasha Robinson, The Verge, "Ant-Man and the Wasp is a solid improvement on Ant-Man," 6 July 2018 The front-runner considered by many to have an unassailable lead, and who significantly outspent her Republican opponent, was nevertheless defeated in just this way. Danny Hakim, New York Times, "Mexico’s Hardball Politics Get Even Harder as PRI Fights to Hold On to Power," 24 June 2018 The quarter final tie started remarkably well for England, as goals from Alan Mullery and Martin Peters gave the Three Lions a seemingly unassailable two goal lead. SI.com, "On This Day: 14th June - England Succumb to West Germany in Classic Quarter Final," 14 June 2018 The likes of Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon and Apple have come to be viewed as having nearly unassailable revenue streams that could deliver growth in most economic conditions. Stephen Grocer, New York Times, "Tech Stocks Are Hitting Highs as Economic Uncertainty Rises," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of unassailable

1596, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unassailable

: not able to be doubted, attacked, or questioned

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