disaffirm

verb
dis·af·firm | \ˌdis-ə-ˈfərm \

Definition of disaffirm 

transitive verb

1 : to refuse to confirm : annul, repudiate

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disaffirmance \-ˈfər-mən(t)s \ noun

Examples of disaffirm in a Sentence

her sullen mood disaffirmed her repeated protestations that everything was just fine

First Known Use of disaffirm

1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of disaffirm was in 1530

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disaffirm

transitive verb
dis·af·firm | \ˌdi-sə-ˈfərm \

Legal Definition of disaffirm 

: cancel, rescind used especially of a contract made by a minor

Other Words from disaffirm

disaffirmance \ˌdi-sə-ˈfər-məns \ noun
disaffirmation \ˌdis-ˌa-fər-ˈmā-shən \ noun

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