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 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 Despite mounting evidence suggesting the futility of crowdsourcing creativity, the impulse to gather a team to kick around ideas remains an unassailable corporate ritual. Anne Quito, Quartz, 27 May 2021 Has your ascent been unassailable, or were there some potholes along the way? Tarot Astrologers, chicagotribune.com, 23 May 2021 Though news organizations added analysis and some edge to their work, the imperative of getting both sides of the story was unassailable to the point of cliche. Washington Post, 21 May 2021 Anyone who thinks a Bruckheimer blockbuster is easy to pull off should consult this movie for unassailable proof to the contrary. Kyle Smith, National Review, 16 May 2021 But Amazon’s story differs significantly from A&P’s, most notably in the way its control of data makes its business unassailable. Washington Post, 7 May 2021 As an unassailable citadel of Republican electoral power for a generation, and one whose demography and geography reflect the United States in miniature, Texas is often a leading indicator of political trends in the party. New York Times, 4 May 2021 The outcome of those elections suggest that Modi’s party remains resilient, even in the face of catastrophe, but opinion polling proves that the COVID crisis is tarnishing the prime minister’s once unassailable approval rating. Biman Mukherji, Fortune, 3 May 2021 Smaller businesses with an unassailable positive culture that promotes stability, ingenuity and excellence can be just as successful — or even more so — than their larger counterparts. Yec, Forbes, 21 Apr. 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 15 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unassailable

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

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