Confirmation and Disproof


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Confirmation noun – Something presented in support of the truth or accuracy of a claim.
Usage example: regards the finding as a confirmation of the theory that extraterrestrial impacts were responsible for the demise of the dinosaurs

Disproof is an antonym for confirmation.
Nearby Words: confirm, confirmed, confirmatory, confirming, confirmative
Antonyms for Confirmation


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Disproof noun – Something (as an argument) that serves to disprove.
Usage example: the DNA evidence was all the disproof needed to overturn the wrongful conviction

Confirmation is an antonym for disproof in topics: denial, dismissal, rebuttal, disproving.
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