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synonyms for defensible

  • logical
  • permissible
  • plausible
  • tenable
  • valid
  • condonable
  • defendable
  • excusable
  • fit
  • pardonable
  • proper
  • vindicable
  • warrantable

antonyms for defensible

MOST RELEVANT
  • improbable
  • irrational
  • unbelievable
  • unlikely
  • unreasonable
  • indefensible
  • invalid
  • unjustifiable
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How to use defensible in a sentence

Cheney’s position is both defensible and has been defended — but more than 60 of her colleagues voted Wednesday night to strip her of her role.
THE REPUBLICAN PARTY DIVIDE IS NOT ABOUT POLITICS. IT’S ABOUT CULTURE.PHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Using a challenge on that particular play, which wasn’t close to being overturned, was terrible judgment but defensible strategy.
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A highly functional shot of protein, shelf-stable and cheap, it seemed morally defensible as long as it sported the logos certifying that it was dolphin-safe and sustainably fished.
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Nicole Capretz, executive director of the Climate Action Campaign, said she expects the new board to finally develop a legally defensible Climate Action Plan that meets state goals to reduce carbon emissions.
WELCOME TO A DEM-CONTROLLED COUNTYJESSE MARX AND MAYA SRIKRISHNANNOVEMBER 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
So this dual focus has been made clear and is ethically defensible, which helps in garnering the support of citizens – who are, after all, the voters.
THE REWARD FOR GOOD PANDEMIC LEADERSHIP: LESSONS FROM JACINDA ARDERN’S NEW ZEALAND REELECTIONLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 24, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
AB 392 raises the standards for when it’s legally defensible for an officer to shoot, and allows officers to deploy deadly force only “when necessary in defense of human life.”
AFTER THIS POLICE SHOOTING, EVERYTHING CHANGEDSARA LIBBYJULY 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Considering the modes of ancient warfare, Egypt was one of the most defensible countries in the world.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
The result of this movement would of course be to bring the train into a compact mass and render it more defensible.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
On the other hand, the Turks had just as much fear of entering there, for the position was eminently defensible.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
By repairing the rents in the walls, Rome might yet be made defensible.
THEODORIC THE GOTHTHOMAS HODGKIN
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFENSIBLE

  • able to hold water
  • assertable
  • believable
  • conceivable
  • credible
  • defendable
  • defensible
  • feasible
  • imaginable
  • maintainable
  • rational
  • reasonable
  • supportable
  • sustainable
  • viable
  • workable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.