Definition of disconfirmation in English:

disconfirmation

noun

  • See disconfirm

    • ‘Themes are identified and similarities and contradictions emerge in the analysis, with confirmation or disconfirmation of findings supported in subsequent interviews.’
    • ‘When consumers cannot gain direct disconfirmation, they have to rely on other agents - monitors, journalists, or labor activists.’
    • ‘A law of nature must be immune to such possible disconfirmation.’
    • ‘But such a belief is hard to maintain and is hence vulnerable to disconfirmation in various ways.’
    • ‘They misinterpreted data and gave extraordinary significance to confirmations, while ignoring or not seeking disconfirmations.’

Pronunciation

disconfirmation

/ˌdɪskɒnfəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/