Unassailable

  • 1 unassailable — index categorical, certain (positive), clear (certain), defensible, definitive, immune, inappe …

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  • 2 unassailable — (adj.) 1590s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + assailable (see ASSAIL (Cf. assail)). Related: Unassailably …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 unassailable — impregnable, inexpugnable, invulnerable, *invincible, unconquerable, indomitable Analogous words: stout, sturdy, tenacious, tough, *strong, stalwart …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 unassailable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unable to be attacked, questioned, or defeated. DERIVATIVES unassailability noun unassailably adverb …

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  • 5 unassailable — [un΄ə sāl′ə bəl] adj. not assailable; specif., a) that cannot be successfully attacked or assaulted b) that cannot be successfully denied unassailableness n. unassailability unassailably adv …

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  • 6 unassailable — [[t]ʌ̱nəse͟ɪləb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe something or someone as unassailable, you mean that nothing can alter, destroy, or challenge them. That was enough to give Mansell an unassailable lead... His legal position is unassailable...… …

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  • 7 unassailable — unassailability, unassailableness, n. unassailably, adv. /un euh say leuh beuhl/, adj. 1. not open to attack or assault, as by military force or argument: unassailable fortifications; unassailable logic. 2. not subject to denial or dispute:… …

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  • 8 unassailable — un|as|sail|able [ˌʌnəˈseıləbəl] adj formal not able to be criticized, made weaker, or beaten ▪ an unassailable argument ▪ The party s position looked unassailable . ▪ The result gave the team an unassailable lead …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 unassailable — adjective Date: 1596 not assailable ; not liable to doubt, attack, or question < an unassailable argument > < an unassailable alibi > • unassailability noun • unassailableness noun • unassailably adverb …

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  • 10 unassailable — adjective 1) an unassailable fortress Syn: impregnable, invulnerable, impenetrable, inviolable, invincible, unconquerable; secure, safe, strong, indestructible Ant: defenseless 2) his logic was unassailable …

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  • 11 unassailable — un|as|sail|a|ble [ ,ʌnə seıləbl ] adjective impossible to defeat, criticize, or argue with: The Colts quickly established an unassailable lead …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 unassailable — adjective formal not able to be criticized, attacked, or made weaker: an unassailable argument …

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  • 13 unassailable — UK [ˌʌnəˈseɪləb(ə)l] / US adjective formal impossible to defeat, criticize, or argue with Higgins quickly established an unassailable 9–0 lead …

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  • 14 unassailable — un•as•sail•a•ble [[t]ˌʌn əˈseɪ lə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) not vulnerable to attack or assault, as by military force or argument 2) not subject to denial or dispute: an unassailable position in world literature[/ex] • Etymology: 1590–1600 un… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 unassailable — adjective a) secure against attack; impregnable b) undeniable, incontestable or incontrovertible …

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  • 16 unassailable — Synonyms and related words: impenetrable, impregnable, incontestable, indomitable, inexpugnable, insuperable, invincible, inviolable, invulnerable, irresistible, overpowering, overwhelming, resistless, unbeatable, unconquerable, unsubduable,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 unassailable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. defended, not assailable, not subject to attack, impregnable, invulnerable; see also protected . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. undeniable, incontrovertible, indisputable, beyond argument, sound, certain, firm, rock… …

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  • 18 unassailable — adj. not able to be assailed, not able to be attacked or assaulted, not able to be refuted …

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  • 19 unassailable — adjective unable to be attacked, questioned, or defeated. Derivatives unassailability noun unassailably adverb …

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  • 20 unassailable — a. Impregnable, inexpugnable, secure from assault, not to be taken by assault or by storm, tenable against all odds, unassaultable …

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