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noun as in rebuttal

noun as in refutation

Strongest match

Strong matches

Weak match

noun as in refutation

noun as in rejoinder

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Example Sentences

Your portrayal of her is the finest confutation of The Method I have ever witnessed.

It threatens his whole doctrine of compact, and its darling derivatives, nullification and secession, with instant confutation.

For the confutation of this whole reasoning it might be sufficient to ask:—Has it produced these effects?

The preface contained the first declaration of his famous formula which was applied to the confutation of Blackstone.

Trifles light as air are confirmation strong as proofs of Holy Writ, and confutation no less strong.

He had published his doubts in 1823, but his final confutation of the theory of parallelism is found in this Scholion.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confutation, such as: conflict, difference, disagreement, discrepancy, dispute, and inconsistency.

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