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[in-di-spyoo-tuh-buh l, in-dis-pyuh-] /ˌɪn dɪˈspyu tə bəl, ɪnˈdɪs pyə-/
not disputable or deniable; uncontestable. indisputable evidence.
unquestionably real, valid, or the like.
Origin of indisputable
1545-55; < Late Latin indisputābilis. See in-3, disputable
Related forms
indisputability, indisputableness, noun
indisputably, adverb
1. incontrovertible, incontestable, undeniable, unquestionable; evident, apparent, obvious, certain.
1. questionable; uncertain. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for indisputable


beyond doubt; not open to question
Derived Forms
indisputability, indisputableness, noun
indisputably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for indisputable

1550s, from Late Latin indisputabilis, from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + disputabilis (see dispute). Related: Indisputably.

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