Definition of refutative in English:

refutative

adjective

  • Of or relating to refutation; that refutes.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Urquhart (1611–1660), author and translator. From post-classical Latin refutativus belonging to refutation from classical Latin refūtāt-, past participial stem of refūtāre + -īvus.

Pronunciation

refutative

/rɪˈfjuːtətɪv//ˈrɛfjʊtətɪv/