Definitions for half-truth
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word half-truth
a partially true statement intended to deceive or mislead
A deceptive statement, especially one that is only partly true, is incomplete, (misrepresents reality by telling part of the truth), or alters the time sequence of truths.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A half-truth is a whole lie.
It is twice as hard to crush a half-truth as a whole lie.
Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.
An aphorism can never be the whole truth; it is either a half-truth or a truth-and-a-half.
Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half-truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact.
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