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1. The act of refuting or disproving.
2. Evidence that refutes or disproves.
1. facts that disprove something
2. the act of disproving
1. the act of disproving.
2. proof to the contrary; refutation.
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|Noun||1.||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|