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disconfirm

(ˌdɪskənˈfɜːm)
vb
(tr) (of a fact or argument) to suggest that a hypothesis is wrong or ill-formulated
ˌdisconfirˈmation n

dis•con•firm

(ˌdɪs kənˈfɜrm)

v.t.
to prove to be invalid.
[1935–40]

disconfirm


Past participle: disconfirmed
Gerund: disconfirming

Imperative
disconfirm
disconfirm
Present
I disconfirm
you disconfirm
he/she/it disconfirms
we disconfirm
you disconfirm
they disconfirm
Preterite
I disconfirmed
you disconfirmed
he/she/it disconfirmed
we disconfirmed
you disconfirmed
they disconfirmed
Present Continuous
I am disconfirming
you are disconfirming
he/she/it is disconfirming
we are disconfirming
you are disconfirming
they are disconfirming
Present Perfect
I have disconfirmed
you have disconfirmed
he/she/it has disconfirmed
we have disconfirmed
you have disconfirmed
they have disconfirmed
Past Continuous
I was disconfirming
you were disconfirming
he/she/it was disconfirming
we were disconfirming
you were disconfirming
they were disconfirming
Past Perfect
I had disconfirmed
you had disconfirmed
he/she/it had disconfirmed
we had disconfirmed
you had disconfirmed
they had disconfirmed
Future
I will disconfirm
you will disconfirm
he/she/it will disconfirm
we will disconfirm
you will disconfirm
they will disconfirm
Future Perfect
I will have disconfirmed
you will have disconfirmed
he/she/it will have disconfirmed
we will have disconfirmed
you will have disconfirmed
they will have disconfirmed
Future Continuous
I will be disconfirming
you will be disconfirming
he/she/it will be disconfirming
we will be disconfirming
you will be disconfirming
they will be disconfirming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disconfirming
you have been disconfirming
he/she/it has been disconfirming
we have been disconfirming
you have been disconfirming
they have been disconfirming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disconfirming
you will have been disconfirming
he/she/it will have been disconfirming
we will have been disconfirming
you will have been disconfirming
they will have been disconfirming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disconfirming
you had been disconfirming
he/she/it had been disconfirming
we had been disconfirming
you had been disconfirming
they had been disconfirming
Conditional
I would disconfirm
you would disconfirm
he/she/it would disconfirm
we would disconfirm
you would disconfirm
they would disconfirm
Past Conditional
I would have disconfirmed
you would have disconfirmed
he/she/it would have disconfirmed
we would have disconfirmed
you would have disconfirmed
they would have disconfirmed
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Referring to Theory of Disconfirmation [52] reviewed in the previous section, Negative disconfirmation results when a product or service performance is less than the customer's expectations, and it will create complaint and negative words of mouth [87].
This means that if stakeholders feel connected with sport business es they will have high credibility expectations, and that ethical breaches by the organization's personnel will often result in disconfirmation of those expectations and strong emotional responses (Eisingerich & Bell, 2007).
This argument hinges on rivals being equally believable, which in turn hinges on the vulnerability criterion of belief, which states that if two theories are equally vulnerable to empirical disconfirmation and one of the theories is logically stronger than the other one, we should believe the weaker theory.
Following the disconfirmation of Sproles and Kendall's original model structure, an exploratory factor analysis was performed to develop a model of consumer decision-making styles that fits the German data better.
As summarized by Oliver (1980), satisfaction is seen as a summary psychological state resulting from emotions surrounding disconfirmation or confirmation of the consumer's expectations or prior feelings of a service and thoughts about the actual consumption experience.
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Hoyer, MacInnis, and Dasgupta (2008) have rightly observed that if the expectations are too high and promises made are such that cannot be kept, marketers are setting themselves up for a potential negative disconfirmation and dissatisfaction.
It is this disconfirmation of expectation that is the defining feature of disappointment.