that can be defended, protected, or justified
Origin of defensibleMiddle English and Old French defensable from Classical Latin defensabilis from defensare, intensive from defendere: see defend
Capable of being defended, protected, or justified: defensible arguments.
- de·fen′si·bil′i·ty de·fen′si·ble·ness
(comparative more defensible, superlative most defensible)
From Old French defensable, from Latin defensibilem