disaffirm


dis·af·firm

verb \ˌdis-ə-ˈfərm\

Definition of DISAFFIRM

transitive verb
1
:  to refuse to confirm :  annul, repudiate
2
dis·af·fir·mance \-ˈfər-mən(t)s\ noun

Examples of DISAFFIRM

  1. <her sullen mood disaffirmed her repeated protestations that everything was just fine>

First Known Use of DISAFFIRM

1531

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