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disconfirm

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verb dis·con·firm \ˌdis-kən-ˈfərm\

Definition of disconfirm

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to deny or refute the validity of

dis·con·fir·ma·tion play \-ˌkän-fər-ˈmā-shən\ noun


Examples of disconfirm

  1. <later updates on the news story disconfirmed many details of the initial report>

  2. <contends that we will never be able to confirm or disconfirm the existence of God>



1936

First Known Use of disconfirm

1936


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