unassailable

adjective
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

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Other Words from unassailable

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

Examples of unassailable in a Sentence

one of the unassailable beliefs of that political party

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From the opium wars of the 19th century to the globalization of trade more recently, the Port of Hong Kong has held an unassailable place. Joanne Chiu, WSJ, "Hong Kong Port Alliance Challenged by Cargo Owners," 13 Jan. 2019 Very few singers over the last fifty years have matched her unassailable artistry. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "Here's Proof That Gladys Knight Is Definitely NOT the Bee on The Masked Singer," 14 Feb. 2019 The business landscape, after all, is littered with the bones of companies whose positions once seemed unassailable. Michael Hiltzik, latimes.com, "Is Amazon heading for world domination, or cruising for a bruising?," 27 Apr. 2018 There are loopholes in all of this, but there’s an unassailable consensus that these rules are far better than the alternative. Franklin Foer, The Atlantic, "It’s Time to Regulate the Internet," 21 Mar. 2018 Consumer advocates and banking experts say the banks’ large size, mostly a result of consolidation earlier this century, has encouraged them to feel unassailable. Rob Taylor, WSJ, "Australia’s Banks Pursued Profits Over Integrity, Probe Finds," 28 Sep. 2018 But the incumbent tech firms’ size, computing infrastructure, proprietary data and balance-sheets give them an unassailable advantage. The Economist, "AI providers will increasingly compete with management consultancies," 28 Mar. 2018 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

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First Known Use of unassailable

1596, in the meaning defined above

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unassailable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unassailable

formal : not able to be doubted, attacked, or questioned

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