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irrefutable

The opposite of refutable.
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As Butler contends, the effort of the Authority that reinforces the irrefutability of a law of symbolic meaning, is in itself an attempt to give meaning to that which is supposed to be irrefutable, rendering it meaningless (Soley-Beltran 75-76, emphasis mine).
Together these genres work to produce mutually supporting senses of transparency and irrefutability.
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).
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.
Unlike the 'traditional lie', which operates by 'hiding' the facts, the 'modern lie' plays on facts' exaggerated irrefutability (80).
Even German symphonic works of the period strike their most authentic note when they lean their heads toward the lyric, contemplative, and literary, secrecy and silence; the dialectical irrefutability of their conclusions often seems a little self-conscious, as if they were frightened that their Beethoven party would disturb the neighbors.