Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an irrefragable manner; so as to be irrefragable; incontrovertibly.

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  • adverb In an irrefragable state or condition.

Etymologies

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irrefragable +‎ -ly

Examples

  • But wisdom,490 Socrates, you must on your side admit, is irrefragably a good; since there is nothing which or in which a wise man would not do better than a fool.

    Memorabilia

  • Powerfully and irrefragably honest, passionate and exquisitely singable it could well become the working class anthem of this age, a much-needed call to arms – and hope – for

    Rekindling the Flames of Discontent

  • There are no follies and no unreasonablenesses so great as those which can apparently be irrefragably defended by reason itself, and there is hardly an error into which men may not easily be led if they base their conduct upon reason only.

    Erewhon

  • Here I must call your attention to the fact that the French word CONTIN means a continent, irrefragably.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • And that this is in the liberty and power of the will is "irrefragably proved" by that sophism of Biel [108] out of

    Pneumatologia

  • Our increased strength and enhanced prosperity would irrefragably demonstrate the fallacy of the arguments against free institutions drawn from our recent national disorders by the enemies of republican government.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • Here Keach reasons most naturally, and indeed irrefragably, against the interpretation that the world is the Church, from the monstrous consequence to which it necessarily leads.

    The Parables of Our Lord

  • The fact that it was all charged again, proves irrefragably that it was not discharged.

    The Parables of Our Lord

  • The doctrine which materialism had already proclaimed with prophetic insight, had at length been irrefragably established on a scientific basis: God, Soul and Immortality were contemptuously relegated to the domain of nursery tales.

    At the Deathbed of Darwinism A Series of Papers

  • Here, for instance, is one of his break-downs -- an interesting phenomenon, but not irrefragably proved.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

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