refutative

or re·fut·a·to·ry

[ri-fyoo-tuh-tiv or ri-fyoo-tuh-tawr-ee, ‐tohr-ee]
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adjective

tending to refute; pertaining to refutation: refutative evidence.

Nearby words

  1. refusal,
  2. refuse,
  3. refusenik,
  4. refusion,
  5. refutation,
  6. refute,
  7. reg,
  8. reg.,
  9. reg. prof.,
  10. regain

Origin of refutative

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

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