Definitions for untruthʌnˈtruθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the state or character of being untrue.

  2. want of veracity; divergence from truth.

  3. a falsehood or lie.

  4. Archaic. disloyalty.

* (-trootz′, -trooths′)..

Origin of untruth:

bef. 900

Princeton's WordNet

  1. falsehood, falsity, untruth(noun)

    a false statement


  1. untruth(Noun)

    a lie or falsehood

  2. untruth(Noun)

    the condition of being false

Webster Dictionary

  1. Untruth(noun)

    the quality of being untrue; contrariety to truth; want of veracity; also, treachery; faithlessness; disloyalty

  2. Untruth(noun)

    that which is untrue; a false assertion; a falsehood; a lie; also, an act of treachery or disloyalty

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a lie or false statement

His autobiography contains many untruths.

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