Definition of incontrovertible in English:

incontrovertible

Syllabification: in·con·tro·vert·i·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌinkäntrəˈvərdəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Not able to be denied or disputed: incontrovertible proof
More example sentences
  • If you're unlucky, remember the golden rule: in the face of incontrovertible evidence, deny everything.
  • I thought I was in a position to provide incontrovertible evidence of whatever transpired.
  • That incontrovertible body of evidence should prove conclusively that I have nothing at all to say and, as such, am the most boring writer in Australia.
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incontrovertibility

Pronunciation: /-ˌvərtəˈbilitē/
noun
More example sentences
  • Instead, there is only apathy, quiet resignation - the man accepts the incontrovertibility of the surreal situation.
  • The supposed neutrality and incontrovertibility of scientific doctrine gave both regimes a good part of their intellectual legitimacy.
  • In a world where feminism, or postfeminism, is so often reassessed and derided, tennis is a rare oasis of incontrovertibility.

incontrovertibly

adverb
More example sentences
  • No doubt all this is incontrovertibly false, too.
  • Refute them incontrovertibly by producing my patent disentangler from your pocket or handbag and proving them wrong.
  • We're not incontrovertibly sure about this identification, but since we can't imagine what else the bird can be, we'll take it.

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