Confutative
Confutative Con*fut"a*tive, a. Adapted or designed to confute. --Bp. Warburton [1913 Webster]

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  • confutative — index contradictory, contrary, negative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • confutative — adjective see confutation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • confutative — See confutable. * * * …   Universalium

  • confutative — adjective That confutes …   Wiktionary

  • confutative — adj. of a confutation; serving to disprove …   English contemporary dictionary

  • confutative — con·fu·ta·tive …   English syllables

  • confutative — adjective able to be refuted • Syn: ↑questionable, ↑refutable, ↑confutable • Similar to: ↑deniable • Derivationally related forms: ↑confute …   Useful english dictionary

  • confutation — confutative /keuhn fyooh teuh tiv/, adj. /kon fyoo tay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of confuting. 2. something that confutes. 3. Class. Oratory. the fourth section of a speech, given over to direct refutation. [1425 75; late ME confutacioun ( < MF) < L …   Universalium

  • confutable — adjective able to be refuted • Syn: ↑questionable, ↑refutable, ↑confutative • Similar to: ↑deniable • Derivationally related forms: ↑confute (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • refutable — adjective able to be refuted • Syn: ↑questionable, ↑confutable, ↑confutative • Similar to: ↑deniable • Derivationally related forms: ↑confute (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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