refutative

or re·fut·a·to·ry

[ ri-fyoo-tuh-tiv or ri-fyoo-tuh-tawr-ee, ‐tohr-ee ]
/ rɪˈfyu tə tɪv or rɪˈfyu təˌtɔr i, ‐ˌtoʊr i /

adjective

tending to refute; pertaining to refutation: refutative evidence.

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Origin of refutative

First recorded in 1645–55; refutat(ion) + -ive

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