Definitions for falsehoodˈfɔls hʊd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

false•hoodˈfɔls hʊd(n.)

  1. a false statement; lie.

  2. something false, as an untrue idea or belief.

  3. the act or practice of telling lies; mendacity.

  4. lack of conformity to truth or fact; falsity.

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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

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(the telling of) a lie

She is incapable of (uttering a) falsehood.

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