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
Example sentences from the Web for disprove
It must have been an unsettling feeling for Einstein, proving the very thing he had set out to disprove.When Einstein Tilted at Windmills - Issue 93: Forerunners|Amanda Gefter|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
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.
But she straightway disproved this promise, and mocked the great De St. Julien to his face.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
It is a matter of premises, and I have already said that the premises in these syllogisms can neither be proved or disproved.The Inhumanity of Socialism|Edward F. Adams
The truth of this is already partly disproved by the foregoing, and it will be fully so by the sequel.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
That has always been disclaimed on our side and could easily be disproved on yours.Tristram of Blent|Anthony Hope
The one assertion can be disproved, the other cannot with scientific exactness.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague