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Synonyms for untenable
ʌnˈtɛn ə bəlun·ten·able

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  1. untenableadjective

    defensible, tenable

  2. untenableadjective

    The theory of cold fusion was untenable.

    defensible, tenable

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  1. indefensible, untenableadjective

    (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified

    insupportable, unwarranted, unwarrantable, unjustifiable, indefensible

    sensible, reasonable

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  1. Chuck SchumerSchumer:

    It's clear The President realizes that by closing the government and hurting so many American workers and their families, The President has put The President and the country in an untenable position, unfortunately, The President keeps putting forward one-sided and ineffective remedies. There's only way out : open up the government, Mr. The President, and then Democrats and Republicans can have a civil discussion and come up with bipartisan solutions.

  2. Frank Turner:

    This is in response to the Chinese government's prohibition of future investments and concerns that their debt levels are untenable, they're trying to protect their balance sheet.

  3. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    I hear it said that West Berlin is militarily untenable-and so was Bastogne, and so, in fact, was Stalingrad. Any danger spot is tenable if men-brave men-will make it so.

  4. Vivan Sharan:

    This is of course a tall order for new-age companies that are used to global scale and presence, without commensurately large investments on the ground, most social media majors spend the largest share of their operational bandwidth on developed markets. This paradigm is untenable and is now beginning to shift.

  5. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo:

    This is not the time for social gatherings, the economic devastation in this state and every state around this country is untenable. So I am focused like a laser on work, getting people enabled to work.

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