Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Monday, May 7, 2012-- untenable
Posted on 05/07/2012 5:32:22 AM PDT by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Monday, 5/7/12
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untenable; adj. click the word for pronunciation
1. incapable of being defended, as an argument, thesis, etc.; indefensible. 2. not fit to be occupied, as an apartment, house, etc
Example SentencesSuch a proposal would have been socially, politically and legally untenable given the standards of the day. US-sponsored bilateral negotiations have become a formula for sustaining an otherwise untenable status quo. Right now, refugees are in an untenable position of having to prove something that they can't prove.
Etymology:1647, "incapable of being held against attack," from un- (1) "not" + pp. of tenable. Fig. sense is recorded from 1692.
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“2. not fit to be occupied, as an apartment, house, etc”
“Impregnable” Nancy Pelosi
“Insurmountable” Hillary Clinton
“Insane” Maxine Waters
“Untenable”: incapable of, or not fit to be occupied, i.e. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz
The professional bowler who couldn’t get past 299 found that achieving a perfect game was untenable
Abdo-lutely! That was pre-tea! A little Pu Erh, and now I’m fine! Let me askew a question, wasn’t “askew” a baseball player?
oh the one with his back to the camera?
Given her progeny, someone was able to impregnate Pelosi! A+++
i don’t know from bowling! A+++
No, that’s untenantable.
What a terrible thought.
Almost as bad as posting a Helen Thomas picture.
no i think that was A.WRY ; )
Say what you will about Pelosi, she has GREAT HAIR. i obviously have a hair fixation, bc i literally scream aloud at Hil when she flashes on the screen with that mess of a mop atop her head that she REFUSES to fix properly. Pelosi may be a soul-less plastic vial of evil, but her hair always looks GREAT!
good for him!
Now when he retires he can become a teacher.
“no i think that was A.WRY”
I think you’re thinking of A.Kimbo.
I think her hair looks like plastic.
Maybe his Korean cousin A.Kin?
LOL! I’d love to!!! And bring a camera (”He’s filming us!!!”) as well.
Before my time. Let me know when Gopher or Cooter dies.
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