If you put your argument or your hypothesis in falsifiable terms, thank you!
To falsify something is to make it false. You can falsify something by faking it, by doctoring it or tampering with it, or--here's the meaning we care about the most--by proving that it really is false. For example, to falsify a theory is to prove that the theory is wrong.
I'd love to see horoscopes offer falsifiable predictions: "Next Thursday you'll find a valuable Target coupon in the mail." "Late this month you'll watch a YouTube hairstyle tutorial that jazzes you up, but it won't work on your hair type; also, you'll let your Target coupon expire."
Explain the meaning of "falsifiable" without saying "testable" or "able to be disproved."
Fill in the blanks: "(Offer an opinion or a judgment.) In falsifiable terms, _____."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. The exact opposite of FALSIFIABLE is UNFALSIFIABLE.
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