verb (used with object), dis·proved, dis·prov·ing.
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Origin of disprove
OTHER WORDS FROM disprovedis·prov·a·ble, adjectivedis·prov·er, nounun·dis·prov·a·ble, adjectiveun·dis·proved, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for disproved
But a 2011 study of genetic evidence from 30 ethnic groups in India disproved this theory.
In the late 1980s it took off as the environmentally correct alternative fuel, but that's been disproved as well.Ethanol Subsidies: Congress Sacrifices a Sacred Cow|Eleanor Clift|June 17, 2011|DAILY BEAST
It should be noted that this new data is not from some fringe, low-quality study that might be disproved by future research.
As a matter of history, the fact can be of course neither proved nor disproved.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
It has always been held that some chemical change went on, but this theory they disproved.Poisoned Air|Sterner St. Paul Meek
Many speculations have proved entirely useless, a few remain as yet neither confirmed nor disproved, and of such we shall speak.The Meaning of Evolution|Samuel Christian Schmucker
It has been said that nothing worth the proving can be proved, nor yet disproved.Practical Mind-Reading|William Walker Atkinson
We have—you have disproved the love I was so presumptuous as to believe you fostered for me.Bardelys the Magnificent|Rafael Sabatini