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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  • unanswerableness — noun The state of being unanswerable …   Wiktionary

  • unanswerableness — un·an·swer·able·ness …   English syllables

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  • Unanswerability — Un*an swer*a*bil i*ty, n. The quality of being unanswerable; unanswerableness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unanswerable — adjective a) Not answerable; impossible to answer. b) Impossible to dispute or rebut; irrefutable; conclusive. Syn: answerless …   Wiktionary

  • mystery — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. secret, enigma, puzzle, cabala; rite, sacrament. See concealment, latency, obscurity, unintelligibility. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The quality of being mysterious] Syn. inscrutability, inscrutableness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • unanswerable — /ʌnˈænsərəbəl/ (say un ansuhruhbuhl), / ˈan / (say ahn ) adjective 1. not able to be refuted or rebutted; conclusive: an unanswerable accusation. 2. not having an answer, as a question. –unanswerableness, noun –unanswerably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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