What is the opposite of proven?

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Adjective
Opposite of having proved its value or truth
Adjective
Opposite of not open to question
Adjective
Opposite of traditionally, or generally, recognized and accepted
“One must be wary of the quack doctor who treats his patients using unfamiliar techniques.”
Adjective
Opposite of habitually done, used or found
“Frank Costanza celebrates the unconventional holiday of Festivus as an alternative to the overly commercialized Christmas.”
Adjective
Opposite of known but specified in a general and nonexplicit sense
“He left seeking yet another unrecognized area of research.”
Adjective
Opposite of based on, or displaying, common sense
“Of course, the moment I got there it was clear that all my concerns were completely groundless.”
Adjective
Opposite of clearly apparent or capable of being logically proved
Adjective
Opposite of known for certain
Adjective
(tried and true/tested) Opposite of tested, hence, proven to be firm or reliable
“This chap I know told me that the scheme was dodgy and that it might all go down the plughole.”
Adjective
Opposite of exhibiting timeless quality
“The pictures reflect an interest in the ephemeral, impermanent, transient nature of the world.”
Adjective
(business) Opposite of suitable or fit to be relied on
“I cannot trust this company as they have consistently proven themselves to be rather inferior.”
Adjective
Opposite of having received approval
Verb
Opposite of to have proven or demonstrated
“Thus far, we have only theorized that the two elements will form a combustible compound when amalgamated.”
Verb
Opposite of to have established a fact to be true
“Recent statistics have disproved that unemployment has fallen to record lows.”
Verb
Opposite of past participle for to be seen or found to be
“They threatened to return to the streets with mass action should the parties fail to come to a resolution by the end of the week.”
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