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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of determining that something is false; Any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something.

Usage examples (33)
  • This figure is a sufficient disproof of the company's claim.
  • Mathematics is not falsifiable by empirical evidence it is falsiable by the possibility of mathematical disproof, which is not the same thing.
  • I wonder what you make of Columbus '"disproof" of the flat earth theory.
  • A proof (or disproof) will be found sooner or later. for more
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