defensibility

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

defensible +‎ -ity

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˌfɛnsɪˈbɪlɪti/

Noun[edit]

defensibility ‎(usually uncountable, plural defensibilities)

  1. The state or quality of being defensible
    • 2008 April 1, Carolina Sartorio, “Moral inertia”, Philosophical Studies, volume 140, number 1, DOI:10.1007/s11098-008-9229-x: 
      However, there is a particular objection to the rational defensibility of moral inertia that has to do with the intelligibility of the concept of deflection in general.