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1. falsehood

noun. ['ˈfælsˌhʊd'] a false statement.

Synonyms

  • statement
  • dodging
  • scheme
  • deception
  • contradiction
  • deceit
  • contradiction in terms
  • dodge
  • lie
  • misrepresentation
  • prevarication
  • fable
  • fabrication
  • untruth
  • falsity

Antonyms

  • understatement
  • honesty
  • confront
  • stand still

Etymology

  • falshede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • -hede (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Falsehood

  • adulthood
  • babyhood
  • boyhood
  • brotherhood
  • childhood
  • estatehood
  • fatherhood
  • girlhood
  • knighthood
  • likelihood
  • livelihood
  • manhood
  • moshood
  • motherhood
  • nationhood
  • neighborhood
  • orahood
  • parenthood
  • robinhood
  • sainthood

Example sentences of the word falsehood


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remember that any good falsehood must have truth at its core.

Quotes containing the word falsehood


1. Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.
- Blaise Pascal

2. You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you.
- C.S. Lewis

3. Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.
- Blaise Pascal

2. falsehood

noun. ['ˈfælsˌhʊd'] the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting.

Synonyms

  • setup
  • frame-up
  • sophistication
  • knavery
  • dishonesty
  • forgery

Antonyms

  • con
  • pro
  • augmentation
  • diminution

Etymology

  • falshede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • -hede (Middle English (1100-1500))
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