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refutation (n.)

1540s, refutacion, "act of disproving; overthrowing of an argument" (by countervailing argument or proof), from French réfutation (16c.) and directly from Latin refutationem (nominative refutatio) "disproof of a claim or argument," noun of action from past-participle stem of refutare ""drive back; rebut, disprove" (see refute).

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Definitions of refutation from WordNet

refutation (n.)
the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions;
his refutation of the charges was short and persuasive
Synonyms: defense / defence
refutation (n.)
any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something;
Synonyms: disproof / falsification
refutation (n.)
the act of determining that something is false;
Synonyms: falsification / falsifying / disproof / refutal
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