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Definition of "falsification" []

  • To make (a report, evidence, accounts, etc) false or inaccurate by alteration, esp in order to deceive (verb)
  • To prove false; disprove (verb)
  • The act of falsifying, or making false; a counterfeiting; the giving to a thing an appearance of something which it is not (noun)

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  • Knowingly false statement or wilful misrepresentation (noun)
  • Showing an item of charge in an account to be wrong (noun)

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Use "falsification" in a sentence
  • "˜falsification/corroboration™ disjunction offered by Popper is far too logically neat: non-corroboration is not necessarily falsification, and falsification of a high-level scientific theory is never brought about by an isolated observation or set of observations."
  • "I should point out, Coyne, for all his bravdo about science and falsification, is affiliated with a discipline (evolutionary biology) that is notorious for its lack of falsifiability and lack of direct experimental evidences, and thus its lack of real science."
  • "But in the end, exact solution, including calculations allowing exact falsification, is impossible, by principle, since people cannot exist when the only energy available is zero-point energy."