infirmation

noun
in·​fir·​ma·​tion | \ ˌinfə(r)ˈmāshən\
plural -s

Definition of infirmation

: the process of infirming or making invalid opposed to confirmation

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History and Etymology for infirmation

Latin infirmation-, infirmatio, from infirmatus (past participle of infirmare to infirm) + -ion-, -io -ion

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