Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of confuting.
  • noun Something that confutes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of confuting, disproving, or proving to be false or invalid; overthrow, as of arguments, opinions, reasoning, theories, or conclusions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of confuting; refutation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act or process of confuting; refutation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun evidence that refutes conclusively
  • noun the speech act of refuting conclusively

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  • JM thoroughly enjoys a good confutation as long as it’s someone else being confuted

    June 27, 2009