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dis·proof

 (dĭs-pro͞of′)
n.
1. The act of refuting or disproving.
2. Evidence that refutes or disproves.

disproof

(dɪsˈpruːf)
n
1. facts that disprove something
2. the act of disproving

dis•proof

(dɪsˈpruf)

n.
1. the act of disproving.
2. proof to the contrary; refutation.
[1525–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disproof - any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something
evidence, grounds - your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief; "the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
reductio, reductio ad absurdum - (reduction to the absurd) a disproof by showing that the consequences of the proposition are absurd; or a proof of a proposition by showing that its negation leads to a contradiction
confutation - evidence that refutes conclusively
counterexample - refutation by example
2.disproof - 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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When they affirmed that they knew the working class, he told them fundamental truths about the working class that they did not know, and challenged them for disproofs. He gave them facts, always facts, checked their excursions into the air, and brought them back to the solid earth and its facts.
I took this as a direct disproof of his having really been chastised.
Nay, the very possibility of contradiction or disproof, however remote, communicates to this feminine judgment from the first, in nine cases out of ten, the weakness attendant on the testimony of an interested witness; so personally and strongly does the fair diviner connect herself with her divination.
Volumnia, not being supposed to know (and indeed not knowing) what is the matter, has found it a ticklish task to offer appropriate observations and consequently has supplied their place with distracting smoothings of the bed-linen, elaborate locomotion on tiptoe, vigilant peeping at her kinsman's eyes, and one exasperating whisper to herself of, "He is asleep." In disproof of which superfluous remark Sir Leicester has indignantly written on the slate, "I am not."