Disputable means that something is open to debate or argument. This is usually because there is a lot of disagreement about what the correct answer is.

  • The law is disputed because there is not a clear consensus about what should be done.

  • The theory is disputed because there is not a lot of evidence to support it.

Definition of disputable


open to argument or debate


arguable, debatable, moot


capable of being disproved



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Example Sentences for disputable

  • 1

    The political implications of the dispute add to the controversy.

  • 2

    The debate appears interminable, the disputants irreconcilable.

  • 3

    The question of the meeting with the shepherd is also disputed.

  • 4

    Can theological debates in the form of disputations be called criticism

  • 5

    The question in point is Sternberg's disputation, and he posted the letter.

  • 6

    It's a thorough explanation of the dispute and the content disputed.

  • 7

    Making the dispute personal merely perpetuates the dispute.

  • 8

    That is the crux of the dispute.

  • 9

    That's the locus of the dispute.

  • 10

    Removal of the dispute tag before dispute settled is inadmissible.