irrefutable
adjective Etymology: Late Latin irrefutabilis, from Latin in- + refutare to refute Date: 1607 impossible to refute ; incontrovertible <
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irrefutability nounirrefutably adverb

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  • irréfutable — [ irefytabl ] adj. • 1747; de 1. in et réfutable ♦ Qui ne peut être réfuté. Argument, preuves irréfutables. ⇒ formel, incontestable, indéniable, indiscutable, irrécusable. « Il est impossible de prouver que de telles affirmations sont vraies [ou] …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • irrefutable — (adj.) 1610s, from L. irrefutabilis irrefutable, from assimilated form of in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + refutabilis, from refutare (see REFUTE (Cf. refute)). Related: Irrefutably; irrefutability …   Etymology dictionary

  • Irrefutable — Ir re*fut a*ble (?; 277), a. [L. irrefutabilis: cf. F. irr[ e]futable. See {Refute}.] Incapable of being refuted or disproved; indisputable. {Ir re*fut a*ble*ness}, n. {Ir re*fut a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irrefutable — I adjective axiomatic, axiomatical, beyond doubt, certain, certus, demonstrable, firmus, inappealable, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubious, indubitable, irrefragable, past dispute, positive, proven, questionless, sure,… …   Law dictionary

  • irrefutable — meaning ‘that cannot be refuted’, should be pronounced with the stress on the second syllable, although pronunciation with stress on the third syllable is gaining ground …   Modern English usage

  • irrefutable — [adj] beyond question accurate, apodictic, can bet on it*, certain, doublechecked, evident, final, inarguable, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, invincible, ironclad, irrebuttable, irrefragable, irresistible, nof ifs… …   New thesaurus

  • irrefutable — adjetivo 1. Que no se puede refutar o contradecir por ser muy claro o evidente: Tus razonamientos son irrefutables, lo que dices no tiene vuelta de hoja. Sinónimo: irrebatible, indiscutible …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • irrefutable — (Del lat. irrefutabĭlis). adj. Que no se puede refutar …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • irrefutable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ impossible to deny or disprove. DERIVATIVES irrefutably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • irrefutable — [i ref′yo͞o tə bəl, ir΄i fyo͞ot′ə bəl] adj. [LL irrefutabilis] that cannot be refuted or disproved irrefutability n. irrefutably adv …   English World dictionary

  • irrefutable — ir|re|fu|ta|ble [ˌırıˈfju:təbəl US ıˈrefjutəbəl, ˌırıˈfju: ] adj an irrefutable statement, argument etc cannot be proved to be wrong, and must be accepted irrefutable evidence/proof/facts ▪ irrefutable proof of his innocence >irrefutably adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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