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[mass noun] The action of proving that something is untrue:‘determination of facts, and disproval of slanders’
refutation, denial, disproving, counter-argument, countering, invalidation, negation, contradictionView synonyms
- ‘The film claims that the disproval of the story was a PR stunt by the government.’
- ‘His response is that the means are justified in the public determination of facts and disproval of slanders.’
- ‘The field deals more with whether some claim is true and justified rather than whether its disproval has some impact and consequence.’
- ‘The author applies the thought experiment used by Einstein himself to design a thought experiment for its disproval.’
- ‘This is a direct disproval of the alleged facts on which the system professes to rest.’
- ‘At that moment, as if in disproval of his assertion, the sound of an approaching horse assailed their ears’
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