Definitions for falsityˈfɔl sɪ ti

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  1. falsity, falseness(noun)

    the state of being false or untrue

    "argument could not determine its truth or falsity"

  2. falsehood, falsity, untruth(noun)

    a false statement

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  1. falsity(Noun)

    Something that is false; an untrue assertion.

  2. falsity(Noun)

    The characteristic of being untrue.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Falsity(adj)

    the quality of being false; coutrariety or want of conformity to truth

  2. Falsity(adj)

    that which is false; falsehood; a lie; a false assertion

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  1. Falsity

    Falsity or falsehood is a perversion of truth originating in the deceitfulness of one party, and culminating in the damage of another party. Falsity is also a measure of the quality or extent of the falseness of something, while a falsehood may also mean simply an incorrect statement, independent of any intention to deceive. In the Frege-Church ontology, "truth" is the denotation of a true proposition, while "falsity" is the denotation of false propositions. In esthetics, falsity is ugly, and truth is beautiful. In existentialism, falsity is usually a thing to be avoided, and is not desired.


Translations for falsity

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  • лъжа, невярност, погрешностBulgarian
  • nepravdivost, nepravdaCzech
  • harhaluulo, virheellisyys, epätotuus, virheFinnish
  • falsitate, neadevăr, necinsteRomanian

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