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Below you will find the definition of unassailable, followed by 36 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(adjective) - impossible to assail
EXAMPLES - Unassailable in a Sentence
- He then called her legal qualifications "unassailable". (source)
- "unassailable" before a criminal prosecution was instituted. (source)
- FRS says the science behind its supplement is "unassailable." (source)
- Two judges ruled that the decision to extradite was "unassailable". (source)
- After at least eight improbably bounce backs, he might seem unassailable. (source)
- The Catholic Church was once considered an unassailable institution in Ireland. (source)
- Mr Keith had described the Home Secretary's reasoning on the issue as "unassailable". (source)
- Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy of Vermont called her legal credentials "unassailable." (source)
- Her use of the expression unassailable patriarchy arguably may not include all male Catholics. (source)
- Nigel Lawson (described by Thatcher as "unassailable") had already resigned a few days earlier. (source)
- An Ipsos-Mori poll by the Times gave Salmond a seemingly unassailable double-digit lead over Labour. (source)
- That kind of unassailable sisterhood is a feminist ideal, even when accented by silly designer shoes. (source)
- Caesar dies having just pronounced his godlike quality of being 'unassailable' and 'Unshaked of motion'. (source)
- You knew April was coming when White was busy throwing away an 'unassailable' lead in a World Championship final. (source)
- The Village (or more correctly, those that are in authority in the Village) appear to be unassailable in their power. (source)
- While the work is far from trendy, it has its roots in the ever-unassailable school of black leather self-hating punk. (source)
- But Franken's central observation that the Roberts 'Court has been activist in favor of conservative results is unassailable. (source)
- Because of her dignity upon taking over the office in such spectacularly tragic circumstances, Feinstein became a mostly unassailable icon. (source)
- Riesch finished fourth, giving Vonn an unassailable lead of 215 points in the standings before the last race of the season, the slalom on Saturday. (source)
- Leighton called "unassailable" the government's argument that Witt's reinstatement would result in an inconsistent policy in enforcing "don't ask, don't tell." (source)
- Villaraigosa attended a July 23 pro-Israel rally where he condemned Hezbollah guerrilla rocket attacks on Israel and said that country has an "unassailable" right to exist. (source)
- When Bernard Madoff made off with $50 billion from elite investors, it caused a virtual tectonic shift in the idea of unassailable integrity among the Wall Street chieftains. (source)
- NEW DELHI: Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Monday said his country's relationship with India was "unassailable" and cannot be compared with any other country. (source)
- NEW DELHI: Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) on Monday said his country's relationship with India was "unassailable" and could not be compared with any other country. (source)
- Kety Esquivel Vice President for Digital Influence for Ogilvy: Kety's unassailable media credentials as both a public relations consultant and a speaker are apparent in her Huffington Post bio. (source)
- And, if denying the unassailable science behind climate change wasn't enough, Stivers also opposes our right to hold the government accountable in court for protecting our public health and environment. (source)
- She could then immediately begin campaigning for Obama for 2012, and she would also have at least two years in the White House as vice president to give her unassailable experience, clout and credibility. (source)
- After all, not only do we think what the teacher did was deplorable, but it also violated the letter of the law by declaring certain political views unassailable, which is untrue (no matter how PC those opinions are). (source)
- The students of UC Davis have no meaningful voice, and that is reflected at the very top of the administration down to the officer on the ground who can spice up his day with a confident sense of utter, unassailable impunity. (source)
- Lord Justice Maurice Kay and Mr Justice Simon, sitting at the High Court in London, said it might be that Ms Smith's decision was "unassailable" - but ruled that Mr McKinnon had an arguable case that should be tested in court. (source)
- To be "unassailable" -- to exchange the soul of a Viking for that of a New Yorker, that of the quick pike for that of the lazy carp whose fat back grows moss covered in a dangerless pond -- that must never become the wish of a German. (source)
- It is only when the Arabs accept Israel as a permanent and unassailable fact that they will come to terms with Israel and make peace, just as they were forced to do with their loss of Spain which the Muslims had held on to for hundreds of years prior to the Catholic reconquest. (source)
- Perhaps if every writer of my experience who exhibited the kind of unassailable self-confidence I've been talking about was as good as they think they are, I'd be more inclined to follow their example and go balls-to-the-wall for something I've written when my gut tells me I should. (source)
- Now, couple this indisputable fact with the equally unassailable fact that, just before the 2008 election, Democrats made up more than half of registered voters in Louisiana, while Republicans accounted for just a quarter of them, according to figures from the New Orleans Times-Picayune. (source)
- As recently as a week ago, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, a well respected Democrat, held a virtually unassailable lead in the polls against all contenders for his party's nomination as well as a solid double digit advantage over the top Republican candidates Linda McMahon and Rob Simmons. (source)
- Agreeing with the first Special Commissioner to hear the case, SC Justice Henderson said it was "unassailable" that John Bessell had a relationship of employment with the AA. right to rule that Bessell's payment for his own equipment, training, and ISDN line to the AA amounted to "weak" pointers to self-employment. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 36 example sentences provided below is 35.0, which suggests that "unassailable" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 52 synonyms for unassailable.
absolute, ascertained, authoritative, clear, conclusive, confirmable, definite, demonstrable, destined, determined, establishable, evident, firm, fixed, genuine, guaranteed, hard, having down pat, in the bag, inarguable, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, infallible, irrefutable, known, on ice, plain, positive, predestined, provable, real, reliable, safe, salted away, set, sound, supreme, sure, sure thing, true, trustworthy, unambiguous, undeniable, undisputable, undoubted, unequivocal, unerring, unmistakable, unquestionable, verifiable
We have 10 antonyms for unassailable.
disputable, doubtful, dubious, imperfect, indefinite, questionable, refutable, uncertain, unsure, vague
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of unassailable from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (adjective) Impossible to dispute or disprove; undeniable: unassailable truths.
- (adjective) Not subject to attack or seizure; impregnable: an unassailable fortress.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (adjective) secure against attack; impregnable
- (adjective) undeniable, incontestable or incontrovertible
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) Not assailable; incapable of being assailed; incontestable; hence, not to be moved or shaken from a purpose.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (adjective) impossible to assail
- (adjective) without flaws or loopholes
- (adjective) immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with