Examples of refutation in a Sentence
these are hard scientific facts against which there can be no reasonable refutation
Recent Examples of refutation from the Web
American Jews are a living refutation of the American Libel.
Some 15 percent of stories in left-leaning publications included such a refutation, while only 2 percent of stories in right-leaning publications did so.
In a development that will surprise absolutely no one, last night the Department of Justice issued a statement that there was not one shred of evidence that Obama’s administration wiretapped Trump Tower, a final refutation to Trump’s fanciful tweet.
The first is that experts refuted it shortly after it was published — but the general reading public has paid no attention to the refutation.
One direct refutation came in an e-mail from the Interior Department’s lead Gold King Mine official.
To Lieberman, the 2016 study was not a refutation but a confirmation.
There must be greater efforts from government, civil society and religious groups to ensure the condemnations, refutations and alternatives to terrorism are sufficiently present and accessible online.
Sputnik News published a refutation, indicating that the fund was not a part of Russian state bank Vnesheconombank, as the CNN report had claimed.
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First Known Use of refutation
Synonymsdisconfirmation, disproof, rebuttal, confutation
Related Wordscounterargument, counterevidence
Near Antonymsattestation, confirmation, corroboration, documentation, evidence, substantiation, testament, testimony, validation, witness; authentication, identification, manifestation, verification
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