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[dis-kuh n-furm]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to prove to be invalid.
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Origin of disconfirm

First recorded in 1935–40; dis-1 + confirm
Related formsdis·con·fir·ma·tion [dis-kon-fer-mey-shuh n, dis-kon-] /dɪsˌkɒn fərˈmeɪ ʃən, ˌdɪs kɒn-/, noun
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Related Words

invalidate, deny, refute, quash, disprove, negate, repudiate, contradict, expose, counter, oppose, squelch, rebut, impugn, belie, confound, discredit, repulse, top, negative

British Dictionary definitions for disconfirm


  1. (tr) (of a fact or argument) to suggest that a hypothesis is wrong or ill-formulated
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Derived Formsdisconfirmation, noun
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