Definition of Confutation

1. Noun. The speech act of refuting conclusively.

Generic synonyms: Defence, Defense, Refutation
Derivative terms: Confute



2. Noun. Evidence that refutes conclusively.
Generic synonyms: Disproof, Falsification, Refutation
Derivative terms: Confute

Definition of Confutation

1. n. The act or process of confuting; refutation.

Definition of Confutation

1. Noun. The act or process of confuting; refutation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Confutation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confutation

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confutation (current term)
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confœderacy
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Literary usage of Confutation

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1. The Works of Thomas Cranmer by Thomas Cranmer, John Edmund Cox (1844)
"My fifth book hath so fully and so plainly set out this matter of the sacrifice, 'ub. that for answer to all that you have here brought to the confutation ..."

2. Lectures on the Philosophy of the Mind by Thomas Brown (1846)
"Examination of Dr Reid's supposed confutation of Idealism. MY last Lecture, Gentlemen, brought to a conclusion the remarks which I had to offer on the Sense ..."

3. The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species by Robert Mackenzie Beverley (1867)
"LYELL'S confutation OF TRANSMUTATION. THE reader will already have perceived that Sir Charles Lyell entered the lists as an opponent of Transmutation many ..."

4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1776)
"A Reply to the Author of the Remarks on a Scriptural confutation of Mr. ... The Scriptural confutation, fay Mr. Burgh, is a vindication of the ..."

5. The Puritans: Or, The Church, Court, and Parliament of England, During the by Samuel Hopkins (1861)
"CARTWRIGHT PREFERRED TO THE HOSPITAL AT WARWICK. — SUMMONED TO ANSWER CHARGES. — DISMISSED WITHOUT CENSURE. — FORBIDDEN TO PURSUE HIS confutation OF THE ..."

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