Definitions For Irrefragable


Which cannot be refuted; clearly right#adjective, right, incontrovertible, indisputable, irrefutable. from 16th c. : {{synonyms, en, incontestable, indubitable, unanswerable, undeniable, unquestionable, Thesaurus:irrefutable}} : {{antonyms, en, contestable, controvertible, deniable, disputable, dubitable, questionable, refragable, refutable}} (archaic) Which cannot or should not be break#verb, broken; indestructible. : {{synonyms, en, inviolable, irresistible}} (obsolete) Of a person: obstinate, stubborn. : {{synonyms, en, Thesaurus:obstinate}} : {{antonyms, en, Thesaurus:flexible}}

Alternative forms

irrefragible {{qualifier, proscribed}}

Derived terms

irrefragability irrefragableness irrefragably


{{trans-top-also, which cannot be refuted, indisputable, irrefutable}} Bulgarian: безспорен, неоспорим French: irréfragable Ido: nerefutebla Italian: irrefragabile Latin: irrefrāgābilis Maori: whakaioio Portuguese: irrefragável Russian: бесспо́рный, m, неопровержи́мый, m, неоспори́мый, m Spanish: irrefragrable which cannot or should not be broken, indestructible


{{root, en, ine-pro, *bʰreg-}} {{lbor, en, LL., irrefrāgābilis, t=irrefragable}} + w:english language, english -able, pos={{glossary, suffix forming {{glossary, adjective}}s with the sense ‘able or fit to be done’}}. , Irrefrāgābilis is derived from Latin ir-}} (variant of in-, pos={{glossary, prefix meaning ‘not’}}) + refrāgārī{{R:OED Online, pos=adj, id=99657, date=December 2020, nodot=1}}; {{R:Lexico, pos=adj}} + -bilis, pos=suffix forming adjectives indicating a capacity or worth of being acted upon; while , refrāgārī is the {{glossary, present}} {{glossary, active}} {{glossary, infinitive}} of refrāgor ("to oppose, resist; to gainsay, thwart") (further etymology uncertain, possibly from re-, pos=prefix meaning ‘again’ + fragor, t=a breaking, shattering; a crash; din, uproar (from frangō, t=to break, shatter, ultimately from {{der, en, ine-pro, *bʰreg-, t=to break)), formed as an {{glossary, antonym}} of suffrāgōr, the {{glossary, first-person}} {{glossary, singular}} present {{glossary, passive}} {{glossary, indicative}} of suffrāgō, t=to support; to vote for.

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The word Irrefragable is worth 18 points in Scrabble and 21 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Irrefragable in a Sentence

  • The prosecutor painstakingly built an irrefragable case

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