counterevidence

counterevidence

(ˌkaʊntərˈɛvɪdəns)
n
evidence that refutes other evidence
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coun•ter•ev•i•dence

(ˈkaʊn tərˌɛv ɪ dəns)
n.
evidence that tends to refute other evidence.
[1660–70]
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Developments in succeeding years may also provide counterevidence to the arguments we propose here.
What is the skeptic's counterevidence that Obama's birth certificate is inauthentic or that climate change is not humanly produced?
They say "this claim accords with our overall thesis." But counterevidence abounds.
Competition might thus have a detrimental effect on news quality, creating incentives to prioritize coverage of bad news and to underreport counterevidence.
(66) South Africa rejected the claim in the 2016 resolution, accurate as it was, (67) that there was "a clampdown on civil society in many countries." South Africa's feeble counterevidence was: "In South Africa, there is no clampdown on civil society." (68)
Harris, "Neural correlates of maintaining one's political beliefs in the face of counterevidence", Scientific Reports 6 (2016), available at https://www.nature.com/articles/srep39589, retrieved 3.2.2018.
In the face of counterevidence, people discount its source, form counterarguments, socially validate their position, and selectively avoid new information.
"I am baffled over how Kuwait has been included in a list of terrorism-financing countries," Al-Jarallah told Al-Jazeera television, citing the Gulf state's hosting of a trio of donor conferences in support of Syria as counterevidence. On the status of Kuwait's embassy in Syria, he said, "operations will only resume with the Arab league's consent." He foreboded a "thaw in relations" between Syria and Arab Gulf states in the coming days as more nations look to reopen their embassies in Damascus.
In 'merely' accepting Trillanes' counterevidence, Soriano upheld the rule of law, not the law of the ruler.
The counterevidence lies in GOP voting histories in Democrat-held U.S.
The letter has "no counterevidence," one reader wrote, "no rebuttal to [Wax's] arguments, just an assertion that she's wrong....
For those who maintain that bitcoin is intrinsically worthless, the currency serves as counterevidence; it renders the regression theorem invalid.