Definition of indisputable in English:


Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdɪspjʊtəb(ə)l//ɪndɪˈspjuːtəb(ə)l/


  • Unable to be challenged or denied.

    ‘a far from indisputable fact’
    • ‘What he is saying is that they chose to ally themselves with anti-democratic forces - a fact which is indisputable.’
    • ‘It was indisputable medical fact that the stomach was sterile, bacteria did not, could not, live there.’
    • ‘Almost all Americans believe there are certain indisputable facts about the case.’
    • ‘The certainty of mathematics would lead to correct and indisputable conclusions about society and about man.’
    • ‘One legal expert last night said in future it may be impossible for a prosecution to succeed unless the evidence is indisputable.’
    • ‘It is an indisputable fact that demand for healthcare will always outstrip supply.’
    • ‘If they become financed from the same budget as police officers, then a clear and indisputable trade-off will exist.’
    • ‘Now and again an indisputable fact can be spotted in what the same Labour MP calls ‘the media swirls’.’
    • ‘Those indisputable findings do not prove God, but they are examples of his handiwork.’
    • ‘No-one is foolish enough to doubt his talent, yet it remains an indisputable fact that he has never won the games that really matter.’
    • ‘Smokers need to understand that the air they breathe is shared by non-smokers - that's an indisputable fact.’
    • ‘It's a shock, I know, and I only just found out myself, but the facts are indisputable.’
    • ‘It is a commandment we obey or a proposition we seek to uphold, not an indisputable natural fact like gravity.’
    • ‘Loss of high paying jobs across the US is now an indisputable fact, with many workers facing a bleak future.’
    • ‘It is indisputable that the bomb put an end to the war.’
    • ‘The indisputable truth is that in the first instance the statement was delivered in Vieux Fort, not Gros Islet.’
    • ‘Sadly, political fluff and rhetoric again ignores clear indisputable facts.’
    • ‘What is indisputable is that they were colossally influential, spawning generations of writers desperate to mimic them.’
    • ‘No, stupid as it may be, it was the fact that here was indisputable proof that he would soon learn to hate me.’
    • ‘It is indeed an indisputable fact that many small and medium-sized companies have done very well in the export trade.’
    incontrovertible, 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
    unequivocal, unambiguous, unmistakable, certain, sure, definite, definitive, proven, positive, decisive, conclusive, final, ultimate
    clear, clear-cut, straightforward, plain, as plain as a pikestaff, transparent, obvious, manifest, evident, self-evident, staring one in the face, patent, demonstrative, demonstrable, observable, palpable
    uncontroversial, accepted, acknowledged
    marked, pronounced, express, emphatic, categorical, compelling, convincing, clinching, airtight, watertight
    irrefragable, apodictic
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Mid 16th century: from late Latin indisputabilis, from in- not + disputabilis (see disputable).