Definition of incontrovertible in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌinkäntrəˈvərdəb(ə)l/


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.
indisputable, incontestable, undeniable, irrefutable, unassailable, beyond dispute, unquestionable, beyond question, indubitable, beyond doubt, unarguable, undebatable;
certain, sure, definite, definitive, proven, decisive, conclusive, demonstrable, emphatic, categorical, airtight, watertight



Pronunciation: /-ˌvərtəˈbilitē/
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.


Pronunciation: /ˈˌinˌkäntrəˈˌvərdəblē/ Pronunciation: /ənˌkäntrəˈˌvərdəblē/ Pronunciation: /ˈˌiNGˌkäntrəˈˌvərdəblē/
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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Syllabification: in·con·tro·vert·i·ble

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