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See definition of confutation on Dictionary.com
  • as incontradiction
  • as inrebuttal
  • as inrefutation
  • as inrefutation
  • as inrejoinder

synonyms for confutation

  • conflict
  • difference
  • disagreement
  • discrepancy
  • dispute
  • inconsistency
  • contravention
  • defiance
  • denial
  • dissension
  • incongruity
  • negation
  • opposite
  • opposition
  • bucking
  • gainsaying

antonyms for confutation

MOST RELEVANT
  • accord
  • agreement
  • concurrence
  • consistency
  • harmony
  • likeness
  • peace
  • sameness
  • similarity
  • approval
  • OK
  • acceptance
  • concession
  • confirmation
  • corroboration
  • reconcilement
  • verification
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    How to use confutation in a sentence

    It threatens his whole doctrine of compact, and its darling derivatives, nullification and secession, with instant confutation.
    SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
    For the confutation of this whole reasoning it might be sufficient to ask:—Has it produced these effects?
    AIDS TO REFLECTIONSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
    The preface contained the first declaration of his famous formula which was applied to the confutation of Blackstone.
    THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
    Trifles light as air are confirmation strong as proofs of Holy Writ, and confutation no less strong.
    THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
    He had published his doubts in 1823, but his final confutation of the theory of parallelism is found in this Scholion.
    FORM AND FUNCTIONE. S. (EDWARD STUART) RUSSELL
    To him her face was its confutation, and he knew how loose-tongued is calumny; but still—!
    PEG WOFFINGTONCHARLES READE
    I suppose now, that neither of them hath any patrons, and therefore need no confutation.
    THE DISCOVERY OF A WORLD IN THE MOONEJOHN WILKINS
    Arrogance is removed by confutation; and Socrates was the first who practised this.
    A SELECTION FROM THE DISCOURSES OF EPICTETUS WITH THE ENCHEIRIDIONEPICTETUS
    The Confutation also speaks of old and new Zwinglians, without mentioning whom they refer to by the term new.
    THE LIFE OF PHILIP MELANCHTHONKARL FRIEDRICH LEDDERHOSE
    This document, called Confutation, proved to be such a miserable failure that it had to be returned for revision.
    LIFE OF LUTHERGUSTAV JUST
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO CONFUTATION

    • bucking
    • conflict
    • confutation
    • contravention
    • defiance
    • denial
    • difference
    • disagreement
    • discrepancy
    • dispute
    • dissension
    • gainsaying
    • incongruity
    • inconsistency
    • negation
    • opposite
    • opposition
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.