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It must have been an unsettling feeling for Einstein, proving the very thing he had set out to disprove.

But a 2011 study of genetic evidence from 30 ethnic groups in India disproved this theory.

In the late 1980s it took off as the environmentally correct alternative fuel, but that's been disproved as well.

It should be noted that this new data is not from some fringe, low-quality study that might be disproved by future research.

But she straightway disproved this promise, and mocked the great De St. Julien to his face.

It is a matter of premises, and I have already said that the premises in these syllogisms can neither be proved or disproved.

The truth of this is already partly disproved by the foregoing, and it will be fully so by the sequel.

That has always been disclaimed on our side and could easily be disproved on yours.

The one assertion can be disproved, the other cannot with scientific exactness.


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On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disproved, such as: invalidate, impugn, refute, contradict, belie, and confound.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.