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disaffirm

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verb dis·af·firm \ˌdis-ə-ˈfərm\

Definition of disaffirm

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to refuse to confirm :  annul, repudiate

  3. 2 :  contradict

dis·af·fir·mance play \-ˈfər-mən(t)s\ noun


Examples of disaffirm

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



1531

First Known Use of disaffirm

1531


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