Definitions for untenableʌnˈtɛn ə bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•ten•a•bleʌnˈtɛn ə bəl(adj.)

  1. incapable of being defended, as an argument or thesis; indefensible.

  2. not fit to be occupied or lived in.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indefensible, untenable(adj)

    (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified


  1. untenable(Adjective)

    Not able to be held, as of an opinion or position; unholdable, indefensible.

    The theory of cold fusion was untenable.


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