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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First Known Use of unassailable

1596, in the meaning defined above

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“Unassailable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unassailableness. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unassailable

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

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