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synonyms for untenable

  • illogical
  • unsound
  • flawed
  • unsupportable
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Climate change, which exacerbates these risks, seems to have finally tipped the balance of what was an increasingly untenable situation, says Anthony LeRoy Westerling, who is also at UC Merced.
SUPPRESSING FIRES HAS FAILED. HERE’S WHAT CALIFORNIA NEEDS TO DO INSTEAD.JAMES TEMPLESEPTEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
This summer has seen more fires, more heat, more storms — all of it making life increasingly untenable in larger areas of the nation.
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Chrome made up most of DigiTrust’s cookie aggregation, making its future untenable.
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Bloom even announced the result in a lecture, only to realize afterward that some of their shortcuts were untenable.
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“I appreciate the issue getting attention because it’s just an untenable situation,” he said.
BUSINESSES SAY BORDER PATROL IS SEIZING LEGAL CANNABIS BETWEEN SAN DIEGO, IMPERIALJESSE MARX AND MAYA SRIKRISHNANJUNE 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The popping of dry, scrubby timber warned us that our position would soon be untenable.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Now, in our judgment, both the positions successively taken up in the Majority Report are untenable.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
But in the light of scientific discoveries and demonstrations, such a belief is unfounded and utterly untenable to-day.
TYRANNY OF GODJOSEPH LEWIS
Hence, although seriously inconvenienced, the French did not find their position untenable.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
From the square itself Beresford was forced by artillery fire to retreat, and the situation was soon seen to be untenable.
ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
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WORDS RELATED TO UNTENABLE

  • bottomless
  • flimsy
  • foundationless
  • gratuitous
  • groundless
  • reasonless
  • unconfirmed
  • uncorroborated
  • unfounded
  • ungrounded
  • unjustifiable
  • unjustified
  • unsubstantiated
  • unsupported
  • untenable
  • unwarranted
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