[ US /dɪˈbəŋkɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /diːbˈʌnkɪŋ/ ]
  1. the exposure of falseness or pretensions
    the debunking of religion has been too successful
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How To Use debunking In A Sentence

  • The hominoid (please note, not hominid) body, found in the Georgia woods, is now in a secure location, under armed guard, and set to be examined by a battery of academic scholars, skeptical scientists, Bigfoot researchers, and debunking writers. Boing Boing
  • All told, an evening that deromanticises Ibsen without debunking him and that offers vital proof as to why we still need the international festival.
  • Dean has also authored or co-authored any number of papers debunking astrology.
  • The story of the purchase of Sarah's burial plot is comedy, and comedy frequently takes delight in debunking heroes.
  • Dr Marshall places Knox in his context and cuts him down to size without debunking him or letting him be effaced by the tumult of his times.
  • She then does an apt job of debunking his claim that she ripped off his comments by using the word "convergence. Arianna wins in a knockout
  • She succeeded in portraying truthfully - without debunking, but also without hagiology - good men and women.
  • The major portion of this book is dedicated to debunking beliefs in astrology, superstition and New Age beliefs.
  • (Wood had read H.L. Mencken's debunking of the American "booboisie" and, for a time, agreed with it.) American Idol
  • I wanted to take a moment to say thank you, both for your much-needed educational foundation and for your dedicated work debunking scam artists and frauds.
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