un·​de·​ni·​able | \ ˌən-di-ˈnī-ə-bəl \

Definition of undeniable

1 : plainly true : incontestable an undeniable fact
2 : unquestionably excellent or genuine an applicant with undeniable references

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Other Words from undeniable

undeniableness noun
undeniably \ ˌən-​di-​ˈnī-​ə-​blē \ adverb

Examples of undeniable in a Sentence

The band's popularity is undeniable.

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Their competence and impact was undeniable to their male peers, and their service helped pave the way for the 1920 passing of the 19th amendment giving white women the right to vote. Zoe Sayler, Smithsonian, "During World War I, Many Women Served and Some Got Equal Pay," 1 Mar. 2018 However, another fact that is simply undeniable is there will be another De Bruyne, another Salah whose original opportunity to shine in England was quashed. SI.com, "FanView: Why Arrogant Premier League Must Learn From Casting Aside Talents Like De Bruyne & Salah," 19 Feb. 2018 And after years of rapid growth, China’s economic heft is undeniable. Mike Bird, WSJ, "How China’s Growth Slowdown Could Rattle Stocks Around the World," 21 Jan. 2019 The milestones for women in politics this year are undeniable: more women on the ballot than ever before, a record number of women elected to Congress, and historic firsts like the first Muslim women in Congress, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. Anna North, Vox, "Women made historic gains in 2018. But in so many ways, it was still the Year of the Man.," 27 Dec. 2018 That a screenplay this underwritten was made into a movie is an undeniable testament to Eastwood’s staying power in Hollywood, even at his advanced age. Alissa Wilkinson, Vox, "Clint Eastwood’s new movie The Mule is exasperatingly flat," 14 Dec. 2018 That athleticism and physicality was an undeniable factor in their decision. Mike Vorel, The Seattle Times, "Seahawks veteran leader Duane Brown doesn’t move like an offensive lineman. Here’s why.," 12 Dec. 2018 Such is the perfume that seems to trail after this writer and his books, a smell that repels yet holds an uneasy and undeniable attraction. Sam Sacks, WSJ, "Fiction: The Union of Death and Desire," 22 Nov. 2018 Their blonde hair, big, bright eyes, super-straight smiles, and even their jawlines help add up to an undeniable and uncanny resemblance. Elizabeth Denton, Allure, "16 Pairs of Celebrities Who Look Like Identical Twins," 3 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of undeniable

1547, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of undeniable

: clearly true : impossible to deny


un·​de·​ni·​able | \ ˌən-di-ˈnī-ə-bəl \

Kids Definition of undeniable

: clearly true : impossible to deny an undeniable fact

Other Words from undeniable

undeniably \ -​blē \ adverb He was undeniably right.

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