[ UK /tˈɛnəbə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈtɛnəbəɫ/ ]
  1. based on sound reasoning or evidence
    well-founded suspicions
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How To Use tenable In A Sentence

  • This argument is untenable from an intellectual, moral and practical standpoint.
  • Washington jugeait "intenable" le blocus de l'enclave palestinienne qu'Israël a défendu cette semaine en tuant WN.com - Articles related to Pourquoi Obama et Sarkozy doivent s'investir au Proche-Orient
  • The author thought that the joint negligence principal offender theory can be established, and the negligence abettor or the negligence assist offender is untenable.
  • Will the book make his Jobs untenable? Times, Sunday Times
  • As competition from Asia increases and shareholders clamour for ever faster growth some regard the inward-looking nature of the family corporate setup as untenable.
  • There is a class of persons (happily not quite so numerous as formerly) who think it enough if a person assents undoubtingly to what they think true, though he has no knowledge whatever of the grounds of the opinion, and could not make a tenable defence of it against the most superficial objections. On Liberty
  • You could be sitting there in absolutely untenable conditions, in water that is filled with disease and germs for months to come, walking through it, slogging through it.
  • Is the idea tenable that the Creator has no comprehension of what is manifested in creation? The Promulgation of Universal Peace
  • Their new album is surprisingly listenable.
  • This position is, I believe, no longer tenable.
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