Definition of unassailable in US English:

unassailable

adjective

  • Unable to be attacked, questioned, or defeated.

    ‘an unassailable lead’
    • ‘Critical judgements that look so right, so unassailable today, may well be discarded.’
    • ‘We are in a cheap restaurant in a middle-of-nowhere town in Nevada that just happens to have one, unassailable attraction.’
    • ‘The house analogy, or some other similar paradigm, is simply unassailable fact in microcosm.’
    • ‘His landslide election victories, and his personal popularity in Middle England, made him look unassailable.’
    • ‘With a week of this year's Tour remaining, Armstrong is now in pole position and appears unassailable.’
    • ‘The game was won in the first half which saw The Island build up what proved to be an unassailable eight points lead.’
    • ‘You have stepped on the toes of the Holy People, the unassailable people, the people you can't criticize or God help you!’
    • ‘Dyson fired seven birdies for a six-under-par 65 that swept him into what proved an unassailable lead.’
    • ‘As regards the ratio of the Shah Bano case, it was indeed unassailable.’
    • ‘Julie Walters is on unassailable form as an irascible retired actress in a bitter-sweet, very British comedy drama.’
    • ‘Most laddish rock bands cultivate an unassailable attitude before they've even pressed their first promo.’
    • ‘By the second half, the York side dominated possession and extended a lead into an unassailable margin.’
    • ‘Sim converted his own try, as well as Osborne's second, to secure what proved an unassailable lead for the home side.’
    • ‘Racial diversity has been put forward by many liberals and conservatives as an unassailable goal.’
    • ‘Will we be forced to rely on carefully worded arguments filled with unassailable reasoning?’
    • ‘India has an unassailable position at the head of the world's poverty league.’
    • ‘We are on unassailable moral ground when we insist on the Kashmiri right of self-determination.’
    • ‘Perched on a rock precipice, the site is unassailable from three sides, with a vertiginous 1000 feet drop at one end.’
    • ‘This year, however, we need to take a fresh look at previously unassailable tactics and tools.’
    • ‘This electoral demography provides an unassailable base for a dependency culture that dominates the political process.’
    impregnable, invulnerable, impenetrable, inviolable, invincible, unconquerable, unattackable
    indisputable, undeniable, unquestionable, incontestable, incontrovertible, irrefutable, indubitable, watertight, sound, conclusive, absolute, positive, proven, beyond dispute, beyond question, beyond doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, certain, sure, manifest, patent, obvious
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Pronunciation

unassailable

/ˌənəˈsāləb(ə)l//ˌənəˈseɪləb(ə)l/