Definitions

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  • v. Alternative irregular form of the Past participle of disprove

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Lying and spreading baseless fear steeped in disproven ideological tenets is wrong no matter how you slice it.

    White House launches counteroffensive over Drudge Report link

  • But very recently, this myth was once again disproven, and this time by no less a body than the Prices and Incomes Commission.

    Canadian Labour—Today

  • Although Galvani's theory that animal tissue contained an innate electrical impulse was disproven, the Italian word "galvanismo" came to describe a current of electricity especially when produced by chemical action.

    Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day

  • April 1st, 2009 at 1: 31 pm chunkdz: And of course, contrary to Todd's assertion, Intelligent design is not "disproven" if the natural approach yields a working model.

    Better Bubbles

  • First, I don't believe anyone says free will is "disproven" of course, because scientists and responsible journalists know that science does not "prove" things this way.

    Bunny and a Book

  • An interesting idea, but one that is bound to be "disproven" as soon as the winds of scientific fashion shift.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • In the 1970s and 1980s, this was supposed "disproven" by the ratex crowd in Chicago.

    Eschew Sesquipedalian Obsfucation, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Now, many people, believing that science has 'disproven' religion, make the further assumption that because there appears to be no final evidence for any spiritual authority, morality itself must be a matter of individual preference.

    What unalienable rights? God is dead!

  • The things that you call truth are often half proven, half disproven, meaning that it's everybody's personal choice what to think of it.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • I must ask, which one of my facts have you "disproven" (sic)?

    Think Progress

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