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synonyms for indefensible

  • unforgivable
  • unjustifiable
  • untenable
  • bad
  • faulty
  • inexpiable
  • insupportable
  • unpardonable
  • unwarrantable
  • wrong
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antonyms for indefensible

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  • defensible
  • excusable
  • justifiable
  • justified
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How to use indefensible in a sentence

Vaccine nationalism, where a handful of nations have taken the lion’s share, is morally indefensible and an ineffective public health strategy against a respiratory virus that is mutating quickly.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COVID BOOSTER SHOTS SO FARSARA CHODOSHJULY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In an interview in the 1920s, Averell Harriman explained, “It is indefensible for a man who has capital not to apply himself diligently to using it in a way that will be of most benefit to his country.”
WHAT AMERICA'S PLUTOCRATS TODAY SHOULD LEARN FROM PAST GENERATIONSZACHARY KARABELLJUNE 9, 2021TIME
To be fair, Breyer doesn’t really try to defend the indefensible claim that Gorsuch does not take a “conservative” approach in the sort of politically charged cases that divide the Court, or that Ginsburg was not “liberal.”
JUSTICE BREYER’S NEW WARNING FOR DEMOCRATS COULDN’T HAVE COME AT A WORSE TIMEIAN MILLHISERMAY 29, 2021VOX
He wrote on Twitter that he has “never found the decisions of the council so indefensible.”
WHO WILL BE IRAN'S NEXT PRESIDENT AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR THE REGIONIAN BREMMERMAY 29, 2021TIME
The execs we spoke to said it is inherently indefensible from a legal point of view.
GOOGLE’S PRIVACY PLAN BRINGS CHANGES, BUT NOT AS MANY AS MARKETERS THINKSEB JOSEPHAPRIL 14, 2021DIGIDAY
This would have been so even if, as you believe, her untruth was clear and indefensible.
MISS MANNERS: FRIEND MIGHT BE LYING, BUT YOU WERE DEFINITELY RUDEJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“For someone like me, who is very privileged and able to support myself already, it instantly became morally indefensible,” Parker says.
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“The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and especially its prefects are completely in a world of their own, away from people and trying to defend the indefensible,” Cruz told the Blade.
VATICAN SAYS CATHOLIC CHURCH CANNOT BLESS SAME-SEX UNIONSMICHAEL K. LAVERSMARCH 15, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
What’s amazing, really, is that this was the action that Cruz’s allies broadly found indefensible.
CRUZ HAD MORE REPUBLICAN COVER TRYING TO UNDERMINE THE 2020 ELECTION THAN HE DID GOING ON VACATIONPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There is nothing like a plaintive retort when your case is utterly indefensible.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INDEFENSIBLE

  • caught
  • endangered
  • exposed
  • hands tied
  • helpless
  • in line of fire
  • indefensible
  • like a clay pigeon
  • like a sitting duck
  • naked
  • on the line
  • on-the-spot
  • open
  • out on limb
  • pigeon
  • poor
  • unarmed
  • unguarded
  • unprotected
  • up the creek
  • weak
  • wide open
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.