Definition of Indefeasible

1. Adjective. Not liable to being annulled or voided or undone. "An indefeasible claim to the title"

Similar to: Inalienable, Unforfeitable
Antonyms: Defeasible



Definition of Indefeasible

1. a. Not to be defeated; not defeasible; incapable of being annulled or made void; as, an indefeasible or title.

Definition of Indefeasible

1. Adjective. not liable to being annuled or declared void. ¹

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Definition of Indefeasible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indefeasible

indecorousness
indecorum
indecorums
indeed
indeede
indeedie
indeedy
indef
indefatigabilities
indefatigability
indefatigable
indefatigableness
indefatigably
indefatigation
indefeasibility
indefeasible (current term)
indefeasibly
indefectibility
indefectible
indefectibly
indefective
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indefensibility
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indefensibly
indefensive
indefensively
indeficiencies
indeficiency
indeficient

Literary usage of Indefeasible

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1. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"... grounded only upon the theory of popular election as manifested by universal consent, or upon the antithetical theory of indefeasible hereditary right. ..."

2. The Jurist by Great Britain Courts, Great Britain (1867)
"lives, and in which two lives at least are still subsisting, may be registered with an indefeasible title in a similar manner, and subject to the same or ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"The royal succession is not indefeasible.—The doctrine of hereditary right does by no means imply an indefeasible right to the throne. No man will, I think, ..."

4. Estates, Future Interests, and Illegal Conditions and Restraints in Illinois by Albert Martin Kales (1920)
"Vested and indefeasible: The earliest and simplest case of a reversion occurred ... The reversion was indefeasible. It had this essential characteristic. ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"or as meaning "indefeasible," m see cases legatee is "not to have anything" unless he si't forth in the respective footnotes. attains the specified aye, ..."

6. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"... Each bishop acquired an absolute and indefeasible right to the perpetual obedience of the clerk whom he ordained ; the clergy of each episcopal church, ..."

7. English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time by Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead, Philip Arthur Ashworth (1896)
"... as a motive to obedience, without any suspicion of the doctrine, so falsely imputed to churchmen of all ages, of the indefeasible sanctity of royalty. ..."

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