Synonyms for refutation

Synonyms for (noun) refutation

Synonyms: disproof, refutal, refutation, falsification, falsifying

Definition: the act of determining that something is false

Similar words: determination, finding

Definition: the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation

Usage: the determination of molecular structures


Synonyms: falsification, disproof, refutation

Definition: any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something

Similar words: grounds, evidence

Definition: your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief

Usage: the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling


Synonyms: refutation, defence, defense

Definition: the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions

Usage: his refutation of the charges was short and persuasive; in defense he said the other man started it

Similar words: answer

Definition: the speech act of replying to a question