Synonyms and Antonyms of defensible
capable of being defended against physical attack
- The pioneers retreated to a defensible hillside to take a stand against the raiders.
defended, guarded, protected, safeguarded, secure, secured, shielded
bulletproof, impregnable, indomitable, invincible, inviolable, invulnerable, unassailable, unbeatable, unconquerable, untouchable
assailable, exposed, imperiled (or imperilled), insecure, liable, open, susceptible, undefended, unguarded, unprotected, unsecured
defenseless, helpless, powerless, weak
capable of being defended with good reasoning against verbal attack
- In hindsight, her actions are defensible.
rational, reasonable, sensible, well-grounded
acceptable, admissible, allowable, legitimate, passable, unobjectionable, viable, warrantable
confirmable, provable, verifiable
absurd, illogical, irrational, ridiculous, unsound
extreme, outrageous, unreasonable
groundless, objectionable, unacceptable, unfounded