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Definition of "falsehood" []

  • An untrue statement; a lie. (noun)
  • The practice of lying. (noun)
  • Lack of conformity to truth or fact; inaccuracy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "falsehood" in a sentence
  • ""That depends on what you call a falsehood," said Miss Blackburne."
  • "SWBob says: cheney/rove/bush and their conservative talking heads have created an atmosphere in which truth be damned and any lie or falsehood is acceptable."
  • "Their only plan is to bring down a person of prominence, They take pleasure in falsehood, They bless with their mouths, But inwardly they curse,"