rebuttal

  

Definition

An attempt to contradict or disprove an argument by offering a counter argument or countervailing proof. A rebuttal is not automatically a refutation.

Use rebuttal in a sentence

  • The lawyer had to wait for the first witness to finish his testimony before he could get his own up there as a rebuttal witness.

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  • No matter the teenager's rebuttals against her mother's rules about being out late, her mother ignored the counterarguments and grounded her for being out past midnight.

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  • The lawyer gave a strong rebuttal to the closing argument, and therefore gave the jury considerable doubt as to the guilt of his client

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