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irrefutable

The opposite of refutable.
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But, as if to establish the irrefutability of the point, Bersani catalogues other examples, including a U.S.
One loses count of the number of sentences that aver "it is certainly the case that ..." or use the word "surely" to suggest irrefutability.
This is more apt to be the case when representations work naively within genres that produce effects of transparency and irrefutability instead of challenging the very terms through which Indigenous lives are assigned their places in the dominant "partition of the perceptible." Perhaps the projects of postcolonial reconciliation in Canada, Australia, and Aotearoa New Zealand--as varied, multifaceted, and mobile as they may be--cannot but resonate in some part with the claims of neoliberalism with regard to the dark past of big government.
Or might it indeed be supposed that this inscription of a plurality of perspectives is not only consistent with but essential to a mode of Utopianism as an expression of the manifestation of imagination in a moment at which art and theory converge--insofar as such contradictions allow for the fact that, as Walt Whitman suggested, we are "large" and "contain multitudes" (105)--and inasmuch as (in Karl Popper's words) "irrefutability is not a virtue of theory ...
Without explicitly teasing out the limits of their theories, such scholarship incompletely engages the readership, potentially reducing scholarly debate to slogans or ideological predilection now resting on the mystique and irrefutability of another discipline.
Irrefutability is not a virtue of a theory (as people often think) but a vice" (Popper, 1965:36).
Credibility, profitability, and irrefutability: Why creationists are building museums.
One might certainly be tempted to conclude at this point that, granted (with Ratzinger) there is ultimately no possibility to positively state the meaningfulness of rationality but only to affirm the irrefutability of its necessity as a formal framework, one may swiftly turn back to line of thought (A) and ascribe to the human person the capacity to entrust to oneself the responsibility to choose the option for rationality (and thereby the option for Christianity).
While the scientific evidence of climate change has hardened to the point of irrefutability, blaming someone for it in a court of law is a knottier business.
The question remains--assuming the irrefutability of Lilly's information--why did Mankiewicz not reveal what he had heard about Eagleton?
The clarity of the divine being concept, acquired by analogy with the cognition of the soul, as well as the irrefutability of what derives logically from this concept represents the fundament of its universal acceptability.