debunking

To debunk something is to disprove it. Critics of the theory will often try to debunk the idea by providing evidence that it is wrong.

  • The critic tried to debunk the idea by providing evidence that it was not possible.

  • The critic tried to debunk the idea by providing evidence that it was not true.

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Example Sentences for debunking

  • 1

    The stridency of the debunkers is overwhelming.

  • 2

    The Chanelhouse has debunked the rumour.

  • 3

    The 1971 tornado was the hardest for me to debunk.

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  • 5

    The central theme of the book is to debunk genetic reductionism.

  • 6

    Kind of like trying to debunk him, in the body of the article.

  • 7

    I find it unfair to debunk the practice in the introductory paragraph.

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    Following this the cathedral hosted discussions and displays to debunk the book.

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    For starters, this is enough to debunk the composition you are gloating over.

  • 10

    The article does go on to pretty well debunk the idea.