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Meaning of INDEFENSIBLE

Pronunciation:  `indi'fensubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  incapable of being justified or explained
  2. [adj]  (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
 

INDEFENSIBLE is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: inexcusable, insupportable, unjustifiable, unreasonable, untenable, unwarrantable, unwarranted
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`de*fen"si*ble\, [Pref. in- not + defensible:
cf. OF. indefensible, indefensable.]
Not defensible; not capable of being defended, maintained,
vindicated, or justified; unjustifiable; untenable; as, an
indefensible fortress, position, cause, etc.

      Men find that something can be said in favor of what,
      on the very proposal, they thought utterly
      indefensible.                            --Burke.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: exceptionable, impossible, inadmissible, inexcusable, inexpiable, intolerable, irremissible, objectionable, unacceptable, unallowable, unconscionable, undesirable, unforgivable, unjustifiable, unpardonable, unreasonable, unsuitable, untenable, unwarrantable
 

 

 

 

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