unassailable [uhn-uh-sey-luh-buh l] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for unassailable on Thesaurus.com adjective

  1. not open to attack or assault, as by military force or argument: unassailable fortifications; unassailable logic.
  2. not subject to denial or dispute: Shakespeare’s genius gives his works an unassailable position in world literature.

Origin of unassailable 1590–1600; un-1 + assailable Related formsun·as·sail·a·bil·i·ty, un·as·sail·a·ble·ness, nounun·as·sail·a·bly, adverb Related Words for unassailable undeniable, unequivocal, indisputable, infallible, conclusive, irrefutable, absolute, authoritative, clear, definite, demonstrable, destined, determined, evident, firm, fixed, genuine, guaranteed, hard, inarguable Examples from the Web for unassailable Contemporary Examples of unassailable

  • But its hope for a better future and its expressed faith in God and the children of God is unassailable.

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    October 16, 2014

  • It might have been used as confirmation that a unique and cozy “special relationship” between the two nations was unassailable.

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    September 22, 2014

  • “His party credentials are unassailable,” says veteran GOP strategist Ralph Reed.

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    Michelle Cottle

    March 12, 2013

  • Bibi Netanyahu called for an early vote from an apparent position of unassailable strength.

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    January 23, 2013

  • He said that the Americans talk about an Israeli strike “almost as a given—as a clear, unassailable fact.”

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  • Historical Examples of unassailable

  • “You’re just about as satisfying to talk to as a stump,” she paid tribute to his unassailable calm.

    Good Indian

    B. M. Bower

  • That your communion was unassailable, would not prove that mine was indefensible.

    Apologia Pro Vita Sua

    John Henry Cardinal Newman

  • But,” said I, “you said that on the seaward side the place is unassailable.

    Sir Ludar

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • The open argument was unassailable, and she contented herself with that.


    Zona Gale

  • It is not necessary that your judgment should be unassailable.

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    Charles Herbert Sylvester

  • British Dictionary definitions for unassailable unassailable adjective

    1. not able to be attacked
    2. undeniable or irrefutable

    Derived Formsunassailableness, noununassailably, adverb Word Origin and History for unassailable adj.

    1590s, from un- (1) “not” + assailable (see assail). Related: Unassailably.

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