disconfirm

verb dis·con·firm \ ˌdis-kən-ˈfərm \
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of disconfirm

transitive verb
:to deny or refute the validity of

disconfirmation

play \-ˌkän-fər-ˈmā-shən\ noun

Examples of disconfirm in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of disconfirm

1936



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