What does unanswerable mean?

Definitions for unanswerableʌnˈæn sər ə bəl, -ˈɑn-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unanswerable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unanswerable(adj)

    impossible to answer

    "an unanswerable argument"


  1. unanswerable(Adjective)

    Not answerable; impossible to answer.

  2. unanswerable(Adjective)

    Impossible to dispute or rebut; irrefutable; conclusive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unanswerable(adj)

    not answerable; irrefutable; conclusive; decisive; as, he have an unanswerable argument

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unanswerable

    un-an′sėr-a-bl, adj. not answerable or capable of refutation.—ns. Unanswerabil′ity, Unan′swerableness, the state of being unanswerable.—adv. Unan′swerably, in an unanswerable manner.—adj. Unan′swered, not answered: unrequited.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unanswerable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unanswerable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joseph Addison:

    Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable.

  2. Lord Byron:

    Oh too convincing - dangerously dear - In woman's eye the unanswerable tear

  3. Esther Herzfeld:

    I don’t ask, ‘Why did this happen to us and to our kids?’ that’s an unanswerable question— that’s a stupid question. I don’t have time to bemoan my fate. I just have to find comfort to go on.

  4. Kedar Joshi:

    In the midst of excitement, grief, joy, and solitude, I remind myself every moment that the sole mission of my life is to find "the ultimate questioner" - that unimaginable who has put me in this madness to answer an unanswerable question.

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