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Irrefragable

[ih-REF-rə-gə-bl]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, mid 16th century

1.

Not able to be refuted or disproved; indisputable.

Examples of Irrefragable in a sentence

"As a student, it was Kevin’s irrefragable right to play football on school property."

"It was an irrefragable truth that Wren was the best manager that the restaurant had ever employed."

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About Irrefragable

This word finds its origins in the Latin word “irrefragabilis,” from the combination of the words “in” (not) + “refragari” (oppose).

Did you Know?

It takes a specific process to prove that a hypothesis is irrefragable. The scientific process gives a framework for testing and then verifying a hypothesis through producing repeatable results.

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