Refutation is the act of proving something wrong or false.
An example of a refutation is the argument that reverses a court decision.
- the act of refuting, or proving false or wrong; disproof
- something that refutes, as an argument
Origin of refutationClassical Latin refutatio from refutatus, past participle
- The act of refuting.
- Something, such as an argument, that refutes someone or something.