Definition of untenable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ʌnˈtenəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈtenəbl//
jump to other results
(of a theory, position, etc.) that cannot be defended against attack or criticism His position had become untenable and he was forced to resign. He found no one to support his largely untenable views. opposite tenable
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: untenable