As verbs the difference between disaffirm and affirm
is that disaffirm
is to deny, contradict or repudiate while affirm
is to agree, verify or concur; to answer positively.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To deny, contradict or repudiate
To agree, verify or concur; to answer positively.
To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to maintain as true.
* Bible, Acts xxv. 19
- She affirmed that she would go when I asked her.
To support or encourage.
- Jesus, whom Paul affirmed to be alive
To make firm; to confirm, or ratify; especially (legal) to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appelate court for review.
- They did everything they could to affirm the children's self-confidence.
* affirmative action