unanswerable

  • 1Unanswerable — 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] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2unanswerable — index certain (fixed), cogent, immune, incontrovertible, irrefutable, positive (incontestable) …

    Law dictionary

  • 3unanswerable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) unable to be answered. 2) unable to be disclaimed or proved wrong …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4unanswerable — [spelling only] …

    English World dictionary

  • 5unanswerable — [[t]ʌ̱nɑ͟ːnsərəb(ə)l, æ̱ns [/t]] 1) ADJ If you describe a question as unanswerable, you mean that it has no possible answer or that a particular person cannot possibly answer it. They would ask their mother unanswerable questions. 2) ADJ If you… …

    English dictionary

  • 6unanswerable — unanswerableness, n. unanswerably, adv. /un an seuhr euh beuhl, ahn /, adj. 1. not capable of being answered; not having a known or discoverable answer: an unanswerable question. 2. not open to dispute or rebuttal; irrefutable; conclusive: an… …

    Universalium

  • 7unanswerable — un|an|swer|a|ble [ʌnˈa:nsərəbəl US ʌnˈæn ] adj 1.) an unanswerable question is one that cannot be answered 2.) definitely true and therefore impossible to argue against ▪ The case (=reasons for doing something) for better public transport is… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8unanswerable — un|an|swer|a|ble [ ʌn ænsərəbl ] adjective 1. ) an unanswerable question has no known answer 2. ) impossible or very difficult to prove wrong or false: The case against Crenshaw seems unanswerable …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9unanswerable — adjective 1 definitely true and therefore impossible to argue against: an unanswerable case in law 2 an unanswerable question is one that seems to have no possible answer or solution …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10unanswerable — adjective 1) an unanswerable case Syn: irrefutable, indisputable, undeniable, incontestable, incontrovertible, irrefragable; conclusive, absolute, positive Ant: weak, flawed 2) unanswerable questions …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 11unanswerable — UK [ʌnˈɑːns(ə)rəb(ə)l] / US [ʌnˈænsərəb(ə)l] adjective 1) impossible or very difficult to prove wrong or false The case against Crenshaw seems unanswerable. 2) an unanswerable question has no known answer …

    English dictionary

  • 12unanswerable — un•an•swer•a•ble [[t]ʌnˈæn sər ə bəl, ˈɑn [/t]] adj. 1) not capable of being answered: an unanswerable question[/ex] 2) not open to dispute or rebuttal; irrefutable: an unanswerable proof[/ex] • Etymology: 1605–15 un•an′swer•a•ble•ness, n.… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13unanswerable — adj. 1 unable to be refuted (has an unanswerable case). 2 unable to be answered (an unanswerable question). Derivatives: unanswerableness n. unanswerably adv …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14unanswerable — adj. Unanswerable is used with these nouns: ↑case …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15unanswerable — /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

  • 16unanswerable — adjective Date: 1613 not capable of being answered; also irrefutable • unanswerability noun • unanswerably adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17unanswerable — adjective a) Not answerable; impossible to answer. b) Impossible to dispute or rebut; irrefutable; conclusive. Syn: answerless …

    Wiktionary

  • 18unanswerable — Synonyms and related words: absolute, actual, admitting no question, chartered, confirmable, demonstrable, demonstratable, excepted, excused, exempt, exempted, factual, favored, historical, immune, inappealable, incontestable, incontrovertible,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19unanswerable — adj. irrefutable, incontestable, undeniable, not answerable …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20unanswerable — adjective 1》 unable to be answered. 2》 unable to be refuted. Derivatives unanswerably adverb …

    English new terms dictionary