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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ev-i-duh ns]
    • /ˈɛv ɪ dəns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ev-i-duh ns]
    • /ˈɛv ɪ dəns/

Definitions of counterevidence word

  • noun counterevidence evidence that refutes other evidence 3
  • noun counterevidence that which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief; proof. 1
  • noun counterevidence something that makes plain or clear; an indication or sign: His flushed look was visible evidence of his fever. 1
  • noun counterevidence Law. data presented to a court or jury in proof of the facts in issue and which may include the testimony of witnesses, records, documents, or objects. 1
  • verb with object counterevidence to make evident or clear; show clearly; manifest: He evidenced his approval by promising his full support. 1
  • verb with object counterevidence to support by evidence: He evidenced his accusation with incriminating letters. 1

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Origin of counterevidence

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; Middle English (noun) < Middle French < Latin ēvidentia. See evident, -ence

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Parts of speech for Counterevidence


counterevidence popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

counterevidence usage trend in Literature

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