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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confirmable, verifiable, falsifiable(adj)

    capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation


  1. Falsifiable(a.)

    able to be proven false, and therefore testable; as, most religious beliefs are not falsifiable, and are therefor outside the scope of experimental science.

  2. Origin: [Cf. OF. falsifiable.]


  1. falsifiable(Adjective)

    Logically capable of being proven false.

    The sentence "It will rain tomorrow" is falsifiable, while the sentence "It is what it is" is not.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Falsifiable(adj)

    capable of being falsified, counterfeited, or corrupted

  2. Origin: [Cf. OF. falsifiable.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of falsifiable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of falsifiable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George F. Will, Newsweek, July 4, 2005:

    The problem with intelligent design theory is not that it is false but that it is not falsifiable: Not being susceptible to contradicting evidence, it is not a testable hypothesis. Hence it is not a scientific but a creedal tenet--a matter of faith, unsuited to a public school's curriculum.

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