Something incontestable can't be argued with — it's absolutely true or right. It's an incontestable fact that the earth rotates around the sun.
- Pronunciation: /'ɪnkən'tɛstəbl/
- English Description: not possible to deny
- Synonyms: indisputable
- Chinese Translation: 无可置疑的(wu2 ke3 zhi4 yi2 de)
- Spanish Translation: incuestionable
- ORIGIN: You can't dispute something that's truly incontestable, because it's absolutely clear and unmistakably true. The witness to a car accident could say that it's the incontestable fault of the driver who ran a red light. And once you've signed all the necessary forms and been handed the keys, you're the incontestable owner of your new car.Incontestable adds the "not" prefix, in-, to contestable, "opposable," or "arguable."
- These forces, both positive and negative, have resulted in incontestableattitudinal changes.
- Such a challenge is overdue: Solitary confinement is incontestably cruel but unfortunately far from unusual.
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