Definition of Incontrovertible

1. Adjective. Impossible to deny or disprove. "An irrefutable argument"

Exact synonyms: Irrefutable, Positive
Similar to: Undeniable
Derivative terms: Incontrovertibility, Incontrovertibleness, Positivity



2. Adjective. Necessarily or demonstrably true. "Demonstrable truths"
Exact synonyms: Demonstrable
Similar to: Incontestable, Incontestible
Derivative terms: Incontrovertibleness

Definition of Incontrovertible

1. a. Not controvertible; too clear or certain to admit of dispute; indisputable.

Definition of Incontrovertible

1. Adjective. Not capable of being denied, challenged, or disputed; closed to questioning. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Incontrovertible

incontinence pad
incontinence pads
incontinences
incontinencies
incontinency
incontinentia
incontinentia pigmenti
incontinentia pigmenti achromians
incontinently
incontracted
incontradictable
incontravertable
incontrollable
incontrovertibility
incontrovertible (current term)
incontrovertibleness
incontrovertibly
inconvenience
inconvenience oneself
inconvenienced
inconveniences
inconveniencies
inconveniencing
inconveniency
inconvenient
inconveniently
inconversable
inconversant
inconverted

Literary usage of Incontrovertible

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"they bore what seemed to me and my associates to be incontrovertible evidence of the immedi- diate effect of cross-pollination. ..."

2. Synonyms Discriminated: A Complete Catalogue of Synonymous Words in the by Charles John Smith (1871)
"incontrovertible. INDUBITABLE. UNQUESTIONABLE. INDISPUTABLE. UNDENIABLE. ... incontrovertible is employed of statements, views, or opinions, evidence, ..."

3. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington (1855)
"... and that, the general statement should be placed on incontrovertible ground ; otherwise the argument will recoil with redoubled force. ..."

4. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"incontrovertible. See INDUBITABLE. We inconvenience in small matters, or by omitting such things as might be convenient; we annoy or molest by doing that ..."

5. A Whimsey Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1906)
"Light wings in sighing sink, till, rising bright, Night's Virgin Pilgrim swims in vivid light. incontrovertible FACTS NO ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1804)
"It must be here observed that there are no certain and incontrovertible arguments, by which it can be shewn that I -f ? ..."

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