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  • adj. not able to be proven false, unfalsifiable


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un- +‎dis- +‎prove +‎ -able


  • As such, this thing which is taken as a given is both like an undisprovable faith-based religious belief, and like an ism such as sexism or racism.

    The difficulty of demonizing the Tea Partiers: less than six degrees of separation

  • The soul's out of body existence and future travel plans will remain an undisprovable mystery.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • As tiresome and boring as it is to constantly deal with unprovable and undisprovable conspiracy theorieslike the "power elite" that supposedly controls everything, I already dealt with this in my comment when I said that it will ultimately be in EVERYONE's interests to step in and fix this.

    The Ugly Truth: America's Economy is Not Coming Back

  • "No it isnt!" series of responses as it ultimately must when dealing with an unprovable and undisprovable conspiracy theory. by

    The Ugly Truth: America's Economy is Not Coming Back

  • Your proposal of Diversity causing the housing crash reads to me as a soft philosophical argument that is by definition unprovable — and undisprovable.

    June Jobs Decline–Whites Bear The Brunt

  • Reply: The beauty of your thesis is it is completely unprovable and undisprovable.

    New Faces, Same Agenda

  • The fact that orbiting teapots and tooth fairies are undisprovable is not felt, by any reasonable person, to be the kind of fact that settles any interesting argument.

    The God Delusion

  • Some undisprovable things are sensibly judged far less probable than other undisprovable things.

    The God Delusion

  • The point of all these way-out examples is that they are undisprovable, yet nobody thinks the hypothesis of their existence is on an even footing with the hypothesis of their non-existence.

    The God Delusion

  • That ground is the one where they counter philosophical arguments about identity and biological arguments about neurological development with pictures of something that looks almost human and movies of involuntary reflexes — and, of course, they can always fall back on the argument that the soul is attached to the fetus at conception, which is purely imaginary and thus undisprovable.

    The argument that changed me from pro-life to pro-choice


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