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disconfirm

verb

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1 to declare not to be true
  • later updates on the news story disconfirmed many details of the initial report

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2 to prove to be false
  • contends that we will never be able to confirm or disconfirm the existence of God

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The first known use of disconfirm was in 1827

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“Disconfirm.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disconfirm. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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