What does the word refutation mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act of refuting; disproof. refutal.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Refutable.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Refutatory.

Usage examples for refutation

  1. The association of St. Paul with St. Peter in the patronage of the Roman Church is the most conclusive refutation of theories as to their enmity and rivalry. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  2. Moreover, the real refutation of the view lies in the fact that, when we consider what we really think, we find that we think that the relation between a knower and reality is not of the second kind. – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard