Unanswerable
Unanswerable Un*an"swer*a*ble, a. Not answerable; irrefutable; conclusive; decisive; as, he have an unanswerable argument. -- {Un*an"swer*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Un*an"swer*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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