Definition of incontrovertible in English:



  • Not able to be denied or disputed.

    ‘incontrovertible proof’
    • ‘In this regard, the evidence of objects is incontrovertible and often fundamentally subversive.’
    • ‘The defense hoped to find incontrovertible evidence clearing Davis of her daughter's murder.’
    • ‘The evidence becomes incontrovertible, leading the story to its logical denouement.’
    • ‘But his non-selection as a potential MSP was incontrovertible proof that he did not figure in the team's plans for the future.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I thought I was in a position to provide incontrovertible evidence of whatever transpired.’
    • ‘She is saying that the fact that the musicians did not appear on the terrorist watch list is incontrovertible proof that they are terrorists.’
    • ‘And even a cursory knowledge of American history provides incontrovertible evidence of its falsehood.’
    • ‘One of my commenters below has sent this picture, incontrovertible evidence that it wasn't a goal, after all.’
    • ‘Preachers are allowed to rubbish incontrovertible evidence.’
    • ‘Here was hard, incontrovertible evidence of a ‘new and more formidable threat’.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘This would be mere speculation on their part, however, in view of incontrovertible evidence to the contrary.’
    • ‘But the evidence for cannibalism seems incontrovertible.’
    • ‘Be relentless, as the evidence is objective and incontrovertible.’
    • ‘Until there is incontrovertible proof that one choice is superior to the other, there is no clear right or wrong.’
    • ‘This must be established by incontrovertible evidence like his sire's birth certificate or baptismal records.’
    • ‘These cases of radiation sickness may, unfortunately, be irreversible and incontrovertible evidence of that.’
    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
    View synonyms