adjective Date: 1646 not open to question ; indisputable <
incontrovertible facts
incontrovertibly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • incontrovertible — I adjective absolute, apodictic, ascertained, assured, authoritative, beyond a shadow of a doubt, beyond contradiction, capable of proof, certain, clear cut, conclusive, definite, demonstrable, established, factual, inappealable, incontestable,… …   Law dictionary

  • Incontrovertible — In*con tro*ver ti*ble, a. Not controvertible; too clear or certain to admit of dispute; indisputable. Sir T. Browne. {In*con tro*ver ti*ble*ness}, n. {In*con tro*ver ti*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incontrovertible — (adj.) 1640s, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not + CONTROVERTIBLE (Cf. controvertible). Related: Incontrovertibly …   Etymology dictionary

  • incontrovertible — [adj] beyond dispute accurate, authentic, certain, established, incontestable, indisputable, indubitable, irrefutable, nailed down*, no mistake*, no two ways about it*, positive, sure, surefire*, sure thing*, uncontestable, undeniable,… …   New thesaurus

  • incontrovertible — adjetivo 1. Que no se puede controvertir o discutir por ser muy evidente: Tus argumentos no admiten duda alguna, son incontrovertibles. Sinónimo: indiscutible …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • incontrovertible — adj. Que no admite duda ni disputa …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • incontrovertible — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not able to be denied or disputed. DERIVATIVES incontrovertibly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • incontrovertible — [in kän΄trə vʉrt′ə bəl] adj. that cannot be controverted; not disputable or debatable; undeniable incontrovertibility n. incontrovertibly adv …   English World dictionary

  • incontrovertible — ► adjetivo Que no puede ser controvertido o negado por ser muy evidente: ■ sus respuestas eran incontrovertibles. SINÓNIMO indiscutible * * * incontrovertible adj. *Indiscutible o *innegable. Tan evidente que no se puede controvertir o negar. * * …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • incontrovertible — [[t]ɪ̱nkɒntrəvɜ͟ː(r)tɪb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Incontrovertible evidence or facts are absolutely certain and cannot be shown to be wrong. There is now incontrovertible evidence that the government is violating the agreement. Syn: indisputable Derived words …   English dictionary

  • incontrovertible — adjective a fact that is incontrovertible is definitely true and no one can prove it to be false; indisputable: The photograph provides incontrovertible evidence that Martin was at the scene of the crime. incontrovertibly adverb… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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