Falsehood meaning

fôlsho͝od
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A false belief, theory, idea, etc.
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(countable) A false statement, especially an intentional one; a lie.

Don't tell falsehoods.

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(archaic, rare) Mendacity, deceitfulness; the trait of a person who is mendacious and deceitful.
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Lack of conformity to truth or fact; inaccuracy.
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An untrue statement; a lie or an inaccuracy.
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Lack of accuracy or truth; falsity; deception.
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The telling of lies; lying.
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The definition of a falsehood is a lie, or is something that is untrue.

When it is sunny outside and you say that it is raining, this is an example of a falsehood.

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The practice of lying.
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(uncountable) The property of being false.
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A false statement; lie.
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Origin of falsehood

  • From Middle English falshede, from false + -hede.

    From Wiktionary