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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISPROOF, n. [dis and proof.] Confutation; refutation; a proving to be false or erroneous; as, to offer evidence in disproof of a fact, argument, principle or allegation.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something [syn: disproof, falsification, refutation]
2: the act of determining that something is false [syn: falsification, falsifying, disproof, refutation, refutal]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 15th century 1. the action of disproving 2. evidence that disproves

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 something that disproves. 2 a refutation. b an instance of this.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Disproof Dis*proof", n. [Pref. dis- + proof. Cf. Disprove.] A proving to be false or erroneous; confutation; refutation; as, to offer evidence in disproof of a statement. I need not offer anything farther in support of one, or in disproof of the other. --Rogers.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Confutation, refutation.

Moby Thesaurus

abjuration, abjurement, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, contradiction, contrary assertion, contravention, controversion, countering, crossing, denial, disaffirmation, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disclamation, disownment, forswearing, gainsaying, impugnment, nullification, recantation, refutation, renunciation, repudiation, retractation, retraction, revocation



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