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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not capable of being defended. Also: Not able to be maintained.

Usage examples (39)
  • The inappropriate actions of the campus club were untenable so the club was disbanded.
  • Moosa, on Wednesday to intervene in what it called the untenable situation of South Africa's conservation sector.
  • Mostly all the European countries tried and find themselves in untenable positions.
  • That is untenable, that is unacceptable, and I will not allow it as President of the United States. for more
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