Meaning of disconfirmation in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdɪskɒnfəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/


See disconfirm

‘But such a belief is hard to maintain and is hence vulnerable to disconfirmation in various ways.’
  • ‘They misinterpreted data and gave extraordinary significance to confirmations, while ignoring or not seeking disconfirmations.’
  • ‘Themes are identified and similarities and contradictions emerge in the analysis, with confirmation or disconfirmation of findings supported in subsequent interviews.’
  • ‘When consumers cannot gain direct disconfirmation, they have to rely on other agents - monitors, journalists, or labor activists.’
  • ‘A law of nature must be immune to such possible disconfirmation.’