Definitions

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

  • noun The act of refuting or disproving.
  • noun Evidence that refutes or disproves.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Proof to the contrary; confutation; refutation: as, to offer evidence in disproof of an allegation.

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

  • noun A proving to be false or erroneous; confutation; refutation.

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

  • noun A refutation.

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

  • noun any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something
  • noun the act of determining that something is false

Etymologies

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dis- +‎ proof, after disprove

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