Definition of Confutable

1. Adjective. Able to be refuted.

Exact synonyms: Confutative, Questionable, Refutable
Similar to: Deniable
Derivative terms: Confute



Definition of Confutable

1. a. That may be confuted.

Definition of Confutable

1. Adjective. (archaic or formal) That can be confuted, i.e. shown to be false; disprovable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confutable

confuses
confusible
confusing
confusingly
confusingness
confusion
confusion colours
confusional
confusions
confusopolies
confusopoly
confusticate
confusticated
confusticates
confusticating
confutable (current term)
confutation
confutations
confutative
confute
confuted
confuter
confuters
confutes
confuting
confuzzle
confuzzled
confuzzles
confuzzling
confœderacy

Literary usage of Confutable

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1. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1901)
"The greatest part of his writings is not confutable : it is historical and critical." Mr. M'Lean said, " the irreligious part ;" and proceeded to talk of ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"... ns Irregular mixture ; tumult ; disorder ; indistinct combination ; overthrow ; destruction ; astonishment ; distraction of mind. confutable ..."

3. Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson (1887)
"The greatest part of his writings is not confutable : it is historical and critical.' Mr. M'Lean said,'the irreligious part;' and proceeded to talk of ..."

4. Putnam's Magazine (1908)
"For he has collected the statistical material from which, if he be confutable, he may be confuted. And accurate and detailed information upon the actual ..."

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