falsifiable falsifiable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Rather than offering explanations for the market's behavior (or the evolution of the human race) that are falsifiable--that is, they could potentially be proved wrong as more .

News

  • Republicans don't like Obamacare whether it's working or not

    One frustrating feature of the endless debates over the Affordable Care Act is that the positions of Obamacare opponents often turn out to be unfalsifiable articles of faith. I think it's helpful to think back to November and December, when healthcare.gov wasn't working and the enrollment situation looked dire. If that had continued — if the worst predictions of Obamacare opponents had come true ...
    on April 11, 2014     Source: Arkansas Times

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