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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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Rhymes with Falsehood

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

Sentences with falsehood


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

Quotes about 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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