Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Impossible to contest; unquestionable: incontestable proof of the defendant's guilt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not contestable; indisputable; certain; incontrovertible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not contestable; not to be disputed; that cannot be called in question or controverted; incontrovertible; indisputable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not contestable; not admitting of dispute or debate; too clear to be controverted; incontrovertible; indisputable.
  • Synonyms Indisputable, irrefragable, undeniable, unquestionable, indubitable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not open to question; obviously true
  • adj. incapable of being contested or disputed

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Examples

  • Every thing concurred to signalize this, that God's name (that is, his incontestable sovereignty, his irresistible power, and his inflexible justice) might be declared throughout all the earth, not only to all places, but through all ages while the earth remains.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume I (Genesis to Deuteronomy)

  • Four days ago Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari recalled the incontestable fact that "The terrorists of today were the heroes of yesteryear until 9/11 occurred ...."

    AfterDowningStreet.org - Bush-Cheney Trials in '09

  • Complete is a surrogate superlative, the latest tactic, a piece of discursive dexterity in the sometimes tedious Messi or Ronaldo debate -- presented like it was some kind of incontestable fact.

    SI.com

  • The plaintiffs are claiming the the Bush Administration is ignoring "incontestable" evidence of global warming by instituting more stringent carbon emissions on power companies generating plants.

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • He added that they were within their rights to do so because they have an "incontestable" registered trademark.

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  • Peter Holder, 44, confessed to the attempted rape in the face of "incontestable" DNA evidence.

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  • "incontestable" second position and was the only "threat" to complete power domination by the ANC.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The show's creator, Marc Cherry, appeared to admit one of the incontestable truths about TV — "The only thing harder than creating a hit show is knowing when to end it" — saying he was afraid the show would "drift away into nothing" if allowed to continue indefinitely.

    Critic's TCA Notebook: That's a Wrap

  • It is incontestable that a man is not fit to begin his day's work on a meal like that; and it is equally incontestable that the loss will fall upon his employer and upon the nation.

    COFFEE-HOUSES AND DOSS-HOUSES

  • The one incontestable thing was that Carter Watson had been drunk.

    The Benefit of the Doubt

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