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Friday, February 08, 2002

Definitions for incontrovertible

  1. Too clear or certain to admit of dispute; indisputable; unquestionable.

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Citations for incontrovertible
It is in the nature of philosophical questions that they do not have final, incontrovertible answers, or, more exactly, that every answer raises new questions. George Soros, Open Society: Reforming Global Capitalism
And although the evidence was substantial, it was not incontrovertible. Al Strachan, Toronto Sun
Origin of incontrovertible
1640-1650
Incontrovertible is in-, "not" + controvertible, which is derived from Latin controversia, "a dispute," from controvertere, "to turn against, to turn in the opposite direction, to dispute" from contro-, "against" + vertere, "to turn." It is related to controversy.