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untenableadjective

 us   /ʌnˈten·ə·bəl/
not able to be supported or defended against criticism, or no longer able to continue: The position of the playersunion has become untenable.
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untenableadjective

uk   /ʌnˈten.ə.bəl/  us   /ʌnˈten.ə.bəl/ formal
If a theory or argument is untenable, it cannot be supported or defended against criticism.
An untenable situation cannot continue as it is: If three people in four no longer support the government, isn't this an untenable situation?
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