Definition of Falsehood. Meaning of Falsehood. Synonyms of Falsehood

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Definition of Falsehood

Falsehood
Falsehood False"hood, n. [False + -hood] 1. Want of truth or accuracy; an untrue assertion or representation; error; misrepresentation; falsity. Though it be a lie in the clock, it is but a falsehood in the hand of the dial when pointing at a wrong hour, if rightly following the direction of the wheel which moveth it. --Fuller. 2. A deliberate intentional assertion of what is known to be untrue; a departure from moral integrity; a lie. 3. Treachery; deceit; perfidy; unfaithfulness. Betrayed by falsehood of his guard. --Shak. 4. A counterfeit; a false appearance; an imposture. For his molten image is falsehood. --Jer. x. 14. No falsehood can endure Touch of celestial temper. --Milton. Syn: Falsity; lie; untruth; fiction; fabrication. See Falsity.

Meaning of Falsehood from wikipedia

- Deception is an act or statement which misleads, hides the truth, or promotes a belief, concept, or idea that is not true. It is often done for personal...
- False or falsehood may refer to: False (logic) Lie or falsehood, a type of deception in the form of an untruthful statement Falsity or falsehood, in law...
- The firehose of falsehood is a propaganda technique in which a large number of messages are broadcast rapidly, repetitively, and continuously over multiple...
- The Blinding of Truth by Falsehood, also known as The Tale of Truth and Falsehood, is an Ancient Egyptian story from the 19th Dynasty of the New Kingdom...
- Malicious falsehood or injurious falsehood is a tort. It is a lie that was uttered with malice, that is, the utterer knew it was false or would cause damage...
- paradox can be expressed as follows: "yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation" yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation. If the paradox...
- presidency. Commentators and fact-checkers have described the rate of his falsehoods as unprecedented in American politics, and they have become a distinctive...
- New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times – have pointed out lies or falsehoods in his campaign statements, with the Los Angeles Times saying that "Never...
- the world with the truth and justice of Islam and putting an end to the falsehood and tyranny of jahiliyyah [state of ignorance], even if America and its...
- stunning attack, George W. Bush accuses President Trump of promoting falsehoods and prejudice". The Los Angeles Times. October 19, 2017. Retrieved April...
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