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Definition of Falsehood

Falsehood

  1. Want of truth or accuracy; an untrue assertion or representation; error; misrepresentation; falsity.
  2. A deliberate intentional assertion of what is known to be untrue; a departure from moral integrity; a lie.
  3. Treachery; deceit; perfidy; unfaithfulness.
  4. A counterfeit; a false appearance; an imposture.

Falsehood Quotations

A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
John F. Kennedy

A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
William Shenstone

The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.
Niels Bohr

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
John F. Kennedy

The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
Abu Bakr
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Falsehood Translations

falsehood in German is Unwahrheit
falsehood in Latin is subjectio
falsehood in Spanish is falsedad
falsehood in Swedish is osanning

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