refutal


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ref·u·ta·tion

 (rĕf′yo͝o-tā′shən) also re·fut·al (rĭ-fyo͞ot′l)
n.
1. The act of refuting.
2. Something, such as an argument, that refutes someone or something.

refutal

(rɪˈfjuːtəl)
n
the act or process of refuting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.refutal - the act of determining that something is false
determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"
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Its survival, with many other illustrious names, is one of the strongest arguments in refutal of Professor Cortoran's theory; yet it opens no new doors to the past, and, on the whole, rather adds to than dissipates the mystery.
Pandya has a tendency for overblown prose ("The freestanding elements awash with sunlight, with every detail seen starkly and in totality, are in abject refutal of the deep, dark and mysterious innards of the cavernous chambers.
A clinically and legally indicated candidate for cadaveric organ and tissue recovery is presumed to have consented to organ and tissue recovery if he or she had not registered a refutal [sic].