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inexcusable, unjustifiable, unjustified, unpardonable, unforgivable, inexpiable
uncalled for, unprovoked, gratuitous, without justification, without cause, without reason, unreasonable, unnecessary
regrettable, unacceptable, unworthy, remiss, blameworthy, culpable, reprehensible, censurable, unwarrantable
excessive, immoderate, unconscionable, outrageous
2‘an indefensible system of dual justice’
untenable, insupportable, unsustainable, unwarrantable, unwarranted, unjustifiable, unjustified, unsound, ill-founded, unfounded, groundless, baseless, flimsy, weak, shaky, flawed, faulty, defective, invalid, specious, arbitrary, implausible, absurd, illogical, irrational, preposterous, senseless, unacceptable
3‘an indefensible island’
undefendable, defenceless, undefended, unfortified, unguarded, unprotected, unshielded, unarmed, without arms, without weapons, without defences
vulnerable, exposed, assailable, open to attack, wide open, open, endangered, in danger, in peril, in jeopardy, at risk, insecure
defensible, well protected
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.