Suggestio-falsi meaning

A misrepresentation of the truth brought about by implying a falsehood to be true; a lie of implication. Compare suppressio veri.
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Origin of suggestio-falsi

  • Latin: suggestiō (“suggestion”) + falsī (“of a falsehood”, genitive singular form of falsum, “an untruth”, “falsehood”) = “a suggestion of an untruth” ≈ “suggestion of deceit”

    From Wiktionary