confutation

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

Definition of confutation

1 :the act or process of confuting :refutation
2 :something (such 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

First Known Use of confutation

15th century


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