the act of determining that something is false
Syn: ↑falsification, ↑disproof, ↑refutation, ↑refutal
Derivationally related forms: ↑refute (for: ↑refutation), ↑falsify
Hypernyms: ↑determination, ↑finding

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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