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Princeton's WordNet

  1. falsely(adverb)

    in an insincerely false manner

    "a seduction on my part would land us with the necessity to rise, bathe and dress, chat falsely about this and that, and emerge into the rest of the evening as though nothing had happened"

  2. falsely, incorrectly(adverb)

    in an incorrect manner

    "to credit Lister with the first formulation of the basic principle of stratigraphy would be to bestow credit falsely"

Wiktionary

  1. falsely(Adverb)

    In a false manner.

    He protested his innocence to the end, claiming he had been falsely charged and convicted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Falsely(adverb)

    in a false manner; erroneously; not truly; perfidiously or treacherously

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of falsely in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of falsely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shirley Seaton:

    The 'football match' has been falsely blown up, especially this year.

  2. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.

  3. Ludwig Wittgenstein:

    If there were a verb meaning "to believe falsely," it would not have any significant first person, present indicative.

  4. Peter Neufeld:

    There is no question that there's a much higher incidence of people falsely saying, quote, I did it, unquote, among individuals who have a history of mental illness.

  5. Nicola Canestrini:

    Because Amanda Knox initially admitted to a role in the crime, Amanda Knox wouldn't likely win. If a suspect lies to investigators before they are arrested, it is difficult to prove they were falsely imprisoned.

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