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reductio ad absurdum

Noun1.reductio ad absurdum - (reduction to the absurd) a disproof by showing that the consequences of the proposition are absurd; or a proff of a proposition by showing that its negation leads to a contradiction
Synonyms: reductio
disproof, falsification, reductio, refutation
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-- reductio ad absurdum --
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