[ kuhn-fur-muh-tawr-ee ]
/ kənˈfɜr məˌtɔr i /
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serving to confirm; corroborative.
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Also con·firm·a·tive [kuhn-fur-muh-tiv] /kənˈfɜr mə tɪv/ .
Origin of confirmatory
OTHER WORDS FROM confirmatorynon·con·firm·a·tive, adjectivenon·con·firm·a·to·ry, adjectiveun·con·firm·a·tive, adjectiveun·con·firm·a·to·ry, adjective
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How to use confirmatory in a sentence
But there have been doubters, and unbelievers, in all ages—even though confirmative evidences have been strong and plain.The Spirit of God As Fire|D. Mortimore
Not all subjects of gossip are as confirmative as Rosie Rashnowsky that day proved herself to be.Little Aliens|Myra Kelly
He had not received any hint beforehand of this confirmative evidence.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Asceticism, usually taken as evidence to the reverse, is on the contrary, confirmative.Religion & Sex|Chapman Cohen