counterthesis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

counter- +‎ thesis

Noun[edit]

counterthesis ‎(plural countertheses)

  1. A thesis that rebuts another.
    • 2007 September 30, “Push Buttons; Pull Lever”, in New York Times[1]:
      Brooks never mentions that the book is a 400-page scientific and historical argument against precisely what he offers as a counterthesis, expressed in this rhetorical question: “Is it possible that substance has something to do with the political fortunes of parties?