Definition of confutation in English:

confutation

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noun

formal

See confute

‘He quotes without confutation the assertion that ‘the globe may be surveyed and history may be reviewed in vain for any evidence of a considerable country in which want can be fairly attributed to an increasing population.’’
  • ‘Thus he deploys a vivid confutation of justification by works, even by the fervent ‘Sacrifice’ he has described in line 5.’
  • ‘When the child died a few days after, the prophet was abashed, and quite unable to account for this summary confutation.’
  • ‘In his Confutation, he erred in citing two pseudonymous patristic texts, supposedly from St. Cyprian and St. Augustine.’
  • ‘But his work ‘goes well beyond his confutation of heresy.’’

Pronunciation

confutation

/ˌkänfyəˈtāSH(ə)n/ /ˌkɑnfjəˈteɪʃ(ə)n/