Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A refutation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

Etymologies

dis- +‎ proof, after disprove (Wiktionary)

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