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Synonyms for defensible
dɪˈfɛn sə bəlde·fen·si·ble

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  1. defensibleadjective

    capable of being defended against armed attack

    Synonyms:
    defendable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. defensible

    Synonyms:
    vindicable, justifiable, tenable

    Antonyms:
    unjustifiable, untenable, unwarrantable, indefensible

Princeton's WordNet

  1. defendable, defensibleadjective

    capable of being defended

    Synonyms:
    defendable

    Antonyms:
    vulnerable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "defensible":

    arguable, tenable, defendable, justifiable, supportable, justified

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How to use defensible in a sentence?

  1. President Obama:

    For a long time now, there’s been too much secrecy in this city, the old rules said that if there was a defensible argument for not disclosing something to the American people, then it should not be disclosed. That era is now over.

  2. Christian Cooper:

    I think I was just scared, when you're alone in the Central Park Ramble, you don't know what's happening. Central Park Ramble's not excusable, Central Park Ramble's not defensible.

  3. Christian Cooper:

    I think I was just scared, when you're alone in the Ramble, you don't know what's happening. It's not excusable, it's not defensible.

  4. Conor Williams:

    There's evidence the for-profit charters, many of which are virtual, don't perform as well. Limiting their support is a defensible policy.

  5. Pat Conroy:

    I've always found paranoia to be a perfectly defensible position.

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