HyperDic: falsehood

English > 2 senses of the word falsehood:
NOUNcommunicationfalsehood, falsity, untrutha false statement
actfalsehood, falsificationthe act of rendering something false / false / false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting
falsehood > pronunciation
Soundsfae'lshhuh.d
Rhymesadulthood ... wormwood: 60 rhymes with uhd...
English > falsehood: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA false statement.
Synonymsfalsity, untruth
Narrowercontradiction, contradiction in terms(logic) a statement that is necessarily false
dodge, dodging, schemeA statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
fabrication, fiction, fableA deliberately false / false or improbable account
lie, prevaricationA statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
misrepresentation, deceit, deceptionA misleading falsehood
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Oppositetruth, true statementA true statement
Spanishbola, embuste, falsedad, infundio, mentira, patraña, trola
Catalanbola, falòrnia, falsedat, falsia, mentida, trola
English > falsehood: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of rendering something false / false / false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting.
Synonymfalsification
Narrowerforgerycriminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud
frame-up, setupAn act that incriminates someone on a false / false / false charge
sophisticationfalsification by the use of sophistry
Broaderdishonesty, knaverylack of honesty

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