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ˈkaʊn tərˌɛv ɪ dənscoun·terev·i·dence

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  1. counterevidencenoun

    Evidence which tends to disprove a claim or hypothesis.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Counterevidencenoun

    Testimony by which the deposition of some former witness is opposed.

    Etymology: counter and evidence.

    Sense itself detects its more palpable deceits by a counterevidence, and the more ordinary impostures seldom outlive the first experiments. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps. c. 10.

    We have little reason to question his testimony in this point, seeing it is backed by others of good credit, and all because there is no counterevidence, nor any witness that appears against it. Thomas Burnet, Theory of the Earth.

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  1. Counterevidence

    Evidence to the contrary?

    The findings of this study serve as counterevidence to the stereotypes and stigmas upheld by many Western feminists, political movements, and media images,...

    Submitted by anonymous on December 21, 2015  

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How to say counterevidence in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of counterevidence in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of counterevidence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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