disprovable

adjective
dis·​prov·​able | \ (ˌ)dis-ˈprü-və-bəl How to pronounce disprovable (audio) \

Definition of disprovable

: able to be proved false or wrong : capable of being disproved a disprovable claim … we know that in any formal system of arithmetic there are infinitely many propositions that are neither provable nor disprovable.— Jim Holt

First Known Use of disprovable

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for disprovable

disprove + -able

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“Disprovable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disprovable. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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