debunking debunking  /dɪ ˈbəŋ kɪŋ/


  • (n) the exposure of falseness or pretensions


  1. The reports were so off base and contradictory that his debunking report was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and picked up by the national press.
  2. In anticipation of the upcoming Supreme Court hearings, a few of those anesthetizing myths about the high court are now ready for debunking.
  3. In anticipation of the upcoming hearings for Sonia Sotomayor, a few of those anesthetizing myths are now ready for debunking.


  1. First-time Homebuyer Guide Posted On releases new guide debunking some of the most common first-time homebuyer myths. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Freeport drops 'birthplace' motto

    FREEPORT – Debunking a myth and correcting a long overdue historical inaccuracy, the Freeport Town Council officially removed the town motto, the “Birthplace of Maine”, from their town seal in a unanimous vote Tuesday night during a regular council meeting.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Lakes Region Weekly

  3. Police alert public about abduction hoax

    Miami-Dade police are debunking a social media hoax that children were abducted at Dadeland Mall. The bogus abduction case spread quickly across the social media site Instagram on Monday. The fake posting stated: “Three kids just got kidnapped in a car from Dadeland Mall in a gray Toyota Rav4, license plate FWC650. The parents are desperate. Please pass it on and report if you see this car.”  On ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Local 10 Miami

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