irrefragably

irrefragable

[ih-ref-ruh-guh-buhl]
adjective
not to be disputed or contested.

Origin:
1525–35; < Late Latin irrefragābilis, equivalent to Latin ir- ir-2 + refragā() to resist, oppose + -bilis -ble

irrefragability, irrefragableness, noun
irrefragably, adverb
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irrefragable (ɪˈrɛfrəɡəbəl)
 
adj
not able to be denied or refuted; indisputable
 
[C16: from Late Latin irrefrāgābilis, from Latin ir- + refrāgārī to resist, thwart]
 
irrefraga'bility
 
n
 
ir'refragableness
 
n
 
ir'refragably
 
adv

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irrefragable
"that cannot be refuted," 1533, from L.L. irrefragabilis, from L. in- "not" + refragari "to oppose, contest," from re- "back" + frag-, base of frangere "to break" (see fraction).
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