Definition of "falsely" []

  • Not in accordance with the truth or facts (adjective)
  • Irregular or invalid (adjective)
  • Untruthful or lying (adjective)
  • Not genuine, real, or natural; artificial; fake (adjective)
  • Being or intended to be misleading or deceptive (adjective)
  • Disloyal or treacherous (adjective)
  • Based on mistaken or irrelevant ideas or facts (adjective)
  • (esp of plants) superficially resembling the species specified (adjective)
  • Serving to supplement or replace, often temporarily (adjective)
  • (of a note, interval, etc) out of tune (adjective)
  • (of the interval of a perfect fourth or fifth) decreased by a semitone (adjective)
  • (of a cadence) interrupted or imperfect (adjective)
  • In a false or dishonest manner (esp in the phrase play (someone) false) (adverb)
  • In a false manner. (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "falsely" in a sentence
  • "Potential is not the same as a history of Nobels as the the title falsely claims in the same manner as the Olympic piece."
  • "And you shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shall you profane the name of your God; I am the Lord Leviticus 19:11–12."
  • "But the result proved that they were sufficiently to exercise, through the popular will and choice, the power which they had formerly put in action without its sanction, though within its proper precinct and with its title falsely inscribed."
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