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Definition 1: the act of determining that something is false - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for disproof in the sense of this definition

(disproof is a kind of ...) the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation

"the determination of molecular structures"

Definition 2: any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for disproof in the sense of this definition

(disproof is a kind of ...) your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief

"the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"

(... is a kind of disproof ) (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

(... is a kind of disproof ) evidence that refutes conclusively

(... is a kind of disproof ) refutation by example

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