irrefutable

  • 1 irréfutable — [ irefytabl ] adj. • 1747; de 1. in et réfutable ♦ Qui ne peut être réfuté. Argument, preuves irréfutables. ⇒ formel, incontestable, indéniable, indiscutable, irrécusable. « Il est impossible de prouver que de telles affirmations sont vraies [ou] …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 irrefutable — (adj.) 1610s, from L. irrefutabilis irrefutable, from assimilated form of in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + refutabilis, from refutare (see REFUTE (Cf. refute)). Related: Irrefutably; irrefutability …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 Irrefutable — Ir re*fut a*ble (?; 277), a. [L. irrefutabilis: cf. F. irr[ e]futable. See {Refute}.] Incapable of being refuted or disproved; indisputable. {Ir re*fut a*ble*ness}, n. {Ir re*fut a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 irrefutable — I adjective axiomatic, axiomatical, beyond doubt, certain, certus, demonstrable, firmus, inappealable, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubious, indubitable, irrefragable, past dispute, positive, proven, questionless, sure,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 irrefutable — meaning ‘that cannot be refuted’, should be pronounced with the stress on the second syllable, although pronunciation with stress on the third syllable is gaining ground …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 irrefutable — [adj] beyond question accurate, apodictic, can bet on it*, certain, doublechecked, evident, final, inarguable, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, invincible, ironclad, irrebuttable, irrefragable, irresistible, nof ifs… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 irrefutable — adjetivo 1. Que no se puede refutar o contradecir por ser muy claro o evidente: Tus razonamientos son irrefutables, lo que dices no tiene vuelta de hoja. Sinónimo: irrebatible, indiscutible …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 8 irrefutable — (Del lat. irrefutabĭlis). adj. Que no se puede refutar …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 9 irrefutable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ impossible to deny or disprove. DERIVATIVES irrefutably adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 irrefutable — [i ref′yo͞o tə bəl, ir΄i fyo͞ot′ə bəl] adj. [LL irrefutabilis] that cannot be refuted or disproved irrefutability n. irrefutably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 irrefutable — ir|re|fu|ta|ble [ˌırıˈfju:təbəl US ıˈrefjutəbəl, ˌırıˈfju: ] adj an irrefutable statement, argument etc cannot be proved to be wrong, and must be accepted irrefutable evidence/proof/facts ▪ irrefutable proof of his innocence >irrefutably adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 irrefutable — [[t]ɪ̱rɪfju͟ːtəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Irrefutable evidence, statements, or arguments cannot be shown to be incorrect or unsatisfactory. [FORMAL] The pictures provide irrefutable evidence of the incident... Her logic was irrefutable. Syn: indisputable …

    English dictionary

  • 13 irrefutable — ► adjetivo Que no puede ser refutado: ■ sus razones son irrefutables, no permiten ninguna réplica. SINÓNIMO irrebatible ANTÓNIMO refutable * * * irrefutable adj. Tan sólidamente fundado que no es posible refutarlo. ≃ Incontestable,… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 14 irrefutable — ir|ref|u|ta|ble [ ı refjətəbl, ,ırı fjutəbl ] adjective FORMAL impossible to prove wrong: irrefutable facts/evidence/proof They managed to come up with a number of irrefutable arguments. ╾ ir|ref|u|ta|bly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 irrefutable — adjective an irrefutable statement, argument etc cannot be disproved and must be accepted: irrefutable evidence irrefutably adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 irrefutable — UK [ˌɪrɪˈfjuːtəb(ə)l] / US [ɪˈrefjətəb(ə)l, ˌɪrɪˈfjutəb(ə)l] adjective formal impossible to prove wrong irrefutable facts/evidence/proof They managed to come up with a number of irrefutable arguments. Derived word: irrefutably adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 17 irrefutable — {{#}}{{LM I22660}}{{〓}} {{SynI23216}} {{[}}irrefutable{{]}} ‹i·rre·fu·ta·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} Que no se puede refutar o rebatir: • unas pruebas irrefutables.{{○}} {{★}}{{\}}ETIMOLOGÍA:{{/}} Del latín irrefutabilis. {{#}}{{LM SynI23216}}{{〓}} …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 18 irrefutable — adjective Etymology: Late Latin irrefutabilis, from Latin in + refutare to refute Date: 1607 impossible to refute ; incontrovertible < irrefutable proof > • irrefutability noun • irrefutably adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 Irréfutable — Réfutabilité La réfutabilité (aussi appelée à ses débuts suite à un abus de langage la falsifiabilité) est un concept important de l épistémologie. Une affirmation est qualifiée de réfutable s il est possible de consigner une observation ou de… …

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  • 20 irrefutable — irrefutability, irrefutableness, n. irrefutably, adv. /i ref yeuh teuh beuhl, ir i fyooh teuh beuhl/, adj. that cannot be refuted or disproved: irrefutable logic. [1610 20; < LL irrefutabilis. See IR 2, REFUTABLE] Syn. indisputable,… …

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