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Origin of refutation
OTHER WORDS FROM refutationnon·re·fut·al, nounnon·ref·u·ta·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for refutation
Which is not exactly a refutation or a denial so much as a talking point aimed at giving political partisans something to say.Jack Lew and the Obama Administration’s Finance-Friendly Status Quo|Lloyd Green|February 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Charlus' physical bravery is Proust's refutation of an ancient antigay stereotype.
Step Five: For each answer formulates new searches to find evidence in support or refutation of answer—score the evidence.Behind the Scenes With the Team That Built Jeopardy's Watson|The Daily Beast|February 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
I cannot quote here the mass of refutation which has brought about the complete vindication of the accused historian.'I Believe' and other essays|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
This mode of refutation does not prove that the question was then so ridiculous as it was considered.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Isaac D'Israeli
The same objection and refutation apply to the case of those also who teach the existence of more than one omnipresent Self.The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya|Translator: George Thibaut
The girl was keen enough to argue, but she was in no mood for refutation.Then I'll Come Back to You|Larry Evans
I should not have thought these words worthy of refutation had they not been backed by Mr. Forsyth.The Life of Cicero|Anthony Trollope