confutation

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noun con·fu·ta·tion \ˌkän-fyu̇-ˈtā-shən, -fyü-\

Definition of confutation

  1. 1 :  the act or process of confuting :  refutation

  2. 2 :  something (as an argument or statement) that confutes

confutative

play \kən-ˈfyü-tə-tiv\ adjective

Examples of confutation in a sentence

  1. he crafted an elegant confutation to the argument that animals do not feel pain

15th Century

First Known Use of confutation

15th century


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