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falsehood definition

  • noun:
    • An untrue declaration; a lie.
    • The practice of lying.
    • decreased conformity to truth or fact; inaccuracy.
    • the house of being false.
    • A false declaration, specially an intentional one; a lie
    • An untrue declaration; a lie.
    • The practice of lying.
    • not enough conformity to truth or reality; inaccuracy.
    • the home to be untrue.
    • Mendacity, deceitfulness; the trait of an individual who is mendacious and deceitful.
    • Want of truth or accuracy; an untrue assertion or representation; mistake; misrepresentation; falsity.
    • A deliberate intentional assertion of what is regarded as untrue; a departure from ethical stability; a lie.
    • Treachery; deceit; perfidy; unfaithfulness.
    • A counterfeit; a false appearance; an imposture.
    • The fact or top-notch being untrue; falseness; dishonest function or purpose; treachery; deceitfulness; perfidy: in opposition to truthfulness.
    • whatever is untrue; a false representation in term or deed; an untruth; a lie: as, the story is some falsehoods; to do something a falsehood.
    • False manifestation or procedure; deceitful speech, action, or appearance; counterfeit; imposture; specifically, in law, a fraudulent imitation or suppression of truth to the prejudice of another.
    • Synonyms Falsehood, Falseness, Falsity; untruth, fabrication, fiction. Instances might be quoted in abundance from old authors to demonstrate the very first three words in many cases are strictly associated; nevertheless the modern inclination was decidedly in favor of isolating them, falsehood standing when it comes to tangible thing, an intentional lie; falseness, when it comes to quality of being guiltily false or treacherous: as, he is justly despised for his falseness to their oath; and falsity, for quality of becoming false without fault: as, the falsity of thinking.
    • A false declaration, especially an intentional one; a lie
    • Mendacity, deceitfulness; the trait of an individual who is mendacious and deceitful.
    • wish of truth or reliability; an untrue assertion or representation; error; misrepresentation; falsity.
    • A deliberate intentional assertion of something known to be untrue; a departure from moral stability; a lie.
    • Treachery; deceit; perfidy; unfaithfulness.
    • A counterfeit; a false appearance; an imposture.
    • the simple fact or top-notch becoming untrue; falseness; dishonest function or intention; treachery; deceitfulness; perfidy: against truthfulness.
    • That which is false; a false representation in word or deed; an untruth; a lie: as, the tale is a series of falsehoods; to do something a falsehood.
    • fake manifestation or treatment; deceitful message, action, or appearance; counterfeit; imposture; particularly, in-law, a fraudulent imitation or suppression of truth towards prejudice of another.
    • Synonyms Falsehood, Falseness, Falsity; untruth, fabrication, fiction. Circumstances might quoted in abundance from old writers to exhibit the first three terms tend to be purely synonymous; however the contemporary inclination happens to be decidedly in support of breaking up all of them, falsehood standing for the concrete thing, an intentional lie; falseness, when it comes to top-notch being guiltily false or treacherous: as, he's justly despised for their falseness to their oath; and falsity, for the quality of being untrue without blame: as, the falsity of thinking.
    • the work of making anything false as by fraudulent modifications (of papers or actions etc.) or counterfeiting
    • a false statement
    • the work of rendering anything false as by deceptive changes (of papers or measures etc.) or counterfeiting
    • a false declaration
    • An untrue statement; a lie.
    • The training of lying.
    • insufficient conformity to truth or reality; inaccuracy.
    • the home of being untrue.
    • A false declaration, particularly an intentional one; a lie
    • Mendacity, deceitfulness; the trait of somebody who is mendacious and deceitful.
    • Want of truth or precision; an untrue assertion or representation; mistake; misrepresentation; falsity.
    • A deliberate intentional assertion of what is known to be untrue; a departure from moral integrity; a lie.
    • Treachery; deceit; perfidy; unfaithfulness.
    • A counterfeit; a false appearance; an imposture.
    • the simple fact or quality of becoming false; falseness; dishonest function or intention; treachery; deceitfulness; perfidy: against truthfulness.
    • what is untrue; a false representation in term or deed; an untruth; a lie: as, the tale is some falsehoods; to behave a falsehood.
    • fake manifestation or treatment; deceitful speech, action, or look; counterfeit; imposture; especially, in-law, a fraudulent imitation or suppression of truth toward bias of some other.
    • Synonyms Falsehood, Falseness, Falsity; untruth, fabrication, fiction. Instances may be quoted in abundance from old authors to show that very first three words are often purely associated; however the modern inclination happens to be distinctly in support of separating them, falsehood standing for the tangible thing, an intentional lie; falseness, when it comes to quality of becoming guiltily false or treacherous: as, he's justly despised for his falseness to his oath; and falsity, for quality of becoming false without blame: as, the falsity of reasoning.
    • the work of rendering something false as by deceptive changes (of papers or measures etc.) or counterfeiting
    • a false declaration
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