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tr.v. con·fut·ed, con·fut·ing, con·futes
1. To prove to be wrong or in error; refute decisively.
2. Obsolete To confound.

[Latin cōnfūtāre; see bhau- in Indo-European roots.]

con·fut′a·ble adj.
con·fu′ta·tive (kən-fyo͞o′tə-tĭv) adj.
con·fut′er n.
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Adj.1.confutable - able to be refuted
deniable - capable of being denied or contradicted
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Certainly this approach restricts methodological variety, thereby narrowing the spectrum of problems that can be fruitfully analysed and the possibility of offering competing confutable interpretations and explanations.