הוכיח בשלילה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From הוֹכִיחַ (hokhíakh, to prove) + בְּ־ (b'-, in, with) + שְׁלִילָה (sh'lilá, falseness, falsehood). This definition is lacking an etymology or has an incomplete etymology. You can help Wiktionary by giving it a proper etymology.

Verb[edit]

הוֹכִיחַ בִּשְׁלִילָה (hokhíakh bish'lilá) (hif'íl construction)

  1. (mathematics) To prove by contradiction: to prove a statement by assuming its opposite and demonstrating that a contradiction (a false statement) results.