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impossible to excuse, pardon, or justify

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(of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified

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not able to be protected against attack

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incapable of being justified or explained

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(21) In retrospect Khaled's appraisal of the indefensibility of Al-Khafji must be questioned.
By taking a step back from claiming historical water status and absolute sovereignty for the entire area enclosed by the U-shaped line, the proponents of the fourth interpretation appear to hope to avoid the indefensibility of the second interpretation, while allowing China to claim a share to the resources right up to the U-shaped line, something that would not be possible with the first interpretation.
Foremost among which is, the moral indefensibility of colonialism as a whole which was not part of a global discourse at previous moments, coupled with the physical crisis, the toll exacted from the last great war of the past century.
In his article, "The Indefensibility of Post-Colonial Aboriginal Rights", he notes that Indian Act definitions are not based on identity or historical, cultural, territorial, linguistic, or political origins, but rather on federal Indian policy, with little recognition of these elements of identity.
RSS spokesperson's Ram Madhav's comment, that Mr Gandhi knows more about Italy than India, reflects the organisation's indefensibility against the charges leveled and its complete lack of a constructive ideology.
Brzezinski, angry, told a reporter: "If you don't agree with us, they are saying, 'we're going to stamp you as an anti-Semite.'" He attributed these rumors to a "subtle kind of pressure," part of a policy of "intimidation" by Jewish leaders, which he viewed as "a diversionary campaign because of the indefensibility of the settlements issue in Israel." Press reports implied that Brzezinski endorsed taking a tougher stand toward Israel after the 1980 election.
493, 500-01 (2009); Frederick Mark Gedicks, An Unfirm Foundation: The Regrettable Indefensibility of Religious Exemptions, 20 U.
In the 1950s when Liu moved to Hong Kong, the British colonial government had thought of abandoning the city because of its indefensibility against the Communist China and the heavy burden created by the huge influx of refugees from the mainland.
Nietzsche, however, further justifies his total dedication to the omnivorous ego by enlightening us as to the indefensibility of consciousness or knowledge:
"Which Is to Be Master?": The Indefensibility of Political Representation.
Such politicized accusations collectively reflect their decriers' belief in the indefensibility of privileging what has historically passed for "high art." Though the culture wars over the canon may now be passe, they have doubtlessly left their mark on English and cinema studies departments, in the form of (what one of their most strident decriers, Bloom, describes as) "Feminists, Marxists, Lacanians, New Historicists, Deconstructionists, Semioticians" (492).
1 (2000); Frederick Mark Gedicks, An Unfirm Foundation: The Regrettable Indefensibility of Religious Exemptions, 20 U.
Thus, the indefensibility of many of the government's arguments was plainly not lost on the Court.
"'It's Merely Designed for Arousal': Interrogating the Indefensibility of Lesbian Smut." Pp.