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indemonstrable

Line breaks: in|dem¦on|strable
Pronunciation: /ˌɪndɪˈmɒnstrəb(ə)l
 
, ɪnˈdɛmən-/

Definition of indemonstrable in English:

adjective

1Not able to be proved or demonstrated.
Example sentences
  • Recognizing the indemonstrable is a necessary precursor to understanding the nature of a parable.
  • They claim the bench of science as judge, yet make indemonstrable statements of faith (the god of Chance).
  • You beg the question by merely reasserting that God's existence is indemonstrable.
1.1 Philosophy (Of a truth) axiomatic and hence unprovable.
Example sentences
  • Part of the issue rests on the requirement that first principles, which assert primary, indemonstrable attributes of their subjects, be necessary truths.
  • Dedekind regards this principle as being essentially indemonstrable; he ascribes to it, rather, the status of an axiom ‘by which we attribute to the line its continuity, by which we think continuity into the line.’
  • So the real, indemonstrable axioms are identical propositions.

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