Infirmative
Infirmative In*firm"a*tive, a. [Cf. F. infirmatif.] Weakening; annulling, or tending to make void. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • infirmative — ● infirmatif, infirmative adjectif Qui infirme …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • infirmative — In the law of evidence, having the quality of diminishing force; having a tendency to weaken or render infirm. Exculpatory is used by some authors as synonymous …   Black's law dictionary

  • infirmative — In the law of evidence, having the quality of diminishing force; having a tendency to weaken or render infirm. Exculpatory is used by some authors as synonymous …   Black's law dictionary

  • infirmative — Tending to weaken or lessen …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • infirmative — …   Useful english dictionary

  • infirmative consideration — In the law of evidence, a consideration, supposition, or hypothesis of which the criminative facts of a case admit, and which tends to weaken the inference or presumption of guilt deducible from them …   Black's law dictionary

  • infirmative fact — In the law of evidence, a fact set up, proved, or even supposed, in opposition to the criminative facts of a case, the tendency of which is to weaken the force of the inference of guilt deducible from them …   Black's law dictionary

  • infirmative hypothesis — A term sometimes used in criminal evidence to denote an hypothesis or theory of the case which assumes the defendant s innocence, and explains the criminative evidence in a manner consistent with that assumption …   Black's law dictionary

  • infirmative consideration — In the law of evidence, a consideration, supposition, or hypothesis of which the criminative facts of a case admit, and which tends to weaken the inference or presumption of guilt deducible from them …   Black's law dictionary

  • infirmative fact — In the law of evidence, a fact set up, proved, or even supposed, in opposition to the criminative facts of a case, the tendency of which is to weaken the force of the inference of guilt deducible from them …   Black's law dictionary

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