Definition of incontrovertible in English:



  • Not able to be denied or disputed.

    ‘incontrovertible proof’
    • ‘But the evidence for cannibalism seems incontrovertible.’
    • ‘One of my commenters below has sent this picture, incontrovertible evidence that it wasn't a goal, after all.’
    • ‘Until there is incontrovertible proof that one choice is superior to the other, there is no clear right or wrong.’
    • ‘But his non-selection as a potential MSP was incontrovertible proof that he did not figure in the team's plans for the future.’
    • ‘These cases of radiation sickness may, unfortunately, be irreversible and incontrovertible evidence of that.’
    • ‘In this regard, the evidence of objects is incontrovertible and often fundamentally subversive.’
    • ‘And even a cursory knowledge of American history provides incontrovertible evidence of its falsehood.’
    • ‘This would be mere speculation on their part, however, in view of incontrovertible evidence to the contrary.’
    • ‘But one remark in this festival stood out - clear and incontrovertible.’
    • ‘If you're unlucky, remember the golden rule: in the face of incontrovertible evidence, deny everything.’
    • ‘The defense hoped to find incontrovertible evidence clearing Davis of her daughter's murder.’
    • ‘Be relentless, as the evidence is objective and incontrovertible.’
    • ‘This must be established by incontrovertible evidence like his sire's birth certificate or baptismal records.’
    • ‘The evidence becomes incontrovertible, leading the story to its logical denouement.’
    • ‘Here was hard, incontrovertible evidence of a ‘new and more formidable threat’.’
    • ‘I thought I was in a position to provide incontrovertible evidence of whatever transpired.’
    • ‘Although people may interpret such a document differently, they agree that it is an invariant object, and may accept it as incontrovertible evidence in a court of law.’
    • ‘She is saying that the fact that the musicians did not appear on the terrorist watch list is incontrovertible proof that they are terrorists.’
    • ‘Preachers are allowed to rubbish incontrovertible evidence.’
    • ‘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, not in doubt, beyond doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, unarguable, inarguable, undebatable, unanswerable
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