definition of "untenable"?

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
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    untenable [ʌnˈtɛnəbəl]

    adj

    1. (of theories, propositions, etc.) incapable of being maintained, defended, or vindicated

    2. unable to be maintained against attack

    3. Rare (of a house, etc.) unfit for occupation

    untenability , untenableness n

    untenably adv

    Source(s): DICTIONARY. SERIOUSLY.
  • GeneL
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    Simply put, it means not able to be defended.

    If something is untenable, you can't defend it or justify it.

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