Definitions for falsehoodˈfɔls hʊd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. falsehood, falsity, untruth(noun)

    a false statement

  2. falsification, falsehood(noun)

    the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting


  1. falsehood(Noun)

    The property of being false.

  2. falsehood(Noun)

    A false statement, especially an intentional one; a lie

    Don't tell falsehoods.

  3. falsehood(Noun)

    Mendacity, deceitfulness; the trait of a person who is mendacious and deceitful.

  4. Origin: From falshede, from false + -hede.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Falsehood(noun)

    want of truth or accuracy; an untrue assertion or representation; error; misrepresentation; falsity

  2. Falsehood(noun)

    a deliberate intentional assertion of what is known to be untrue; a departure from moral integrity; a lie

  3. Falsehood(noun)

    treachery; deceit; perfidy; unfaithfulness

  4. Falsehood(noun)

    a counterfeit; a false appearance; an imposture

Translations for falsehood

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • лъжа́, фалш, гре́шка, непра́вилност, лъжли́востBulgarian
  • LügeGerman
  • falsedadSpanish
  • vale, valheellisuus, epärehellisyys, epätotuusFinnish
  • mensongeFrench
  • bréagIrish
  • menzogna, menzognero, falsitàItalian
  • onwaarheidDutch
  • falsitateRomanian
  • непра́вда, непра́вильность, фальшь, ложь, лжи́востьRussian
  • minte, mintreyeWalloon

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