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Synonyms of indefensible in English:


  • 1 indefensible cruelty
    uncalled for, unprovoked, gratuitous, without justification, without cause, without reason, unreasonable, unnecessary;
    regrettable, unacceptable, unworthy, remiss, blameworthy, culpable, reprehensible, censurable, unwarrantable;
    excessive, immoderate, unconscionable, outrageous
    [Antonyms] justifiable, excusable
  • 2 an indefensible system of dual justice
    untenable, insupportable, unsustainable, unwarrantable, unwarranted, unjustifiable, unjustified, unsound, ill-founded, unfounded, groundless, baseless, flimsy, weak, shaky, flawed, faulty, defective, invalid, specious, arbitrary, implausible, absurd, illogical, irrational, preposterous, senseless, unacceptable
    [Antonyms] tenable
  • 3 an indefensible island
    undefendable, defenceless, undefended, unfortified, unguarded, unprotected, unshielded, unarmed, without arms, without weapons, without defences;
    vulnerable, exposed, assailable, open to attack, wide open, open, endangered, in danger, in peril, in jeopardy, at risk, insecure
    rare pregnable
    [Antonyms] defensible, well protected
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