Antonyms
Etymology

1. falsely

adverb. ['ˈfɔlsli'] in an incorrect manner.

Antonyms

  • right

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • false (English)
  • false (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Falsely

  • adversely
  • aimlessly
  • ambitiously
  • anonymously
  • anxiously
  • assiduously
  • autonomously
  • breathlessly
  • callously
  • capriciously
  • carelessly
  • cautiously
  • ceaselessly
  • closely
  • concisely
  • conscientiously
  • consciously
  • conspicuously
  • contemporaneously
  • contemptuously

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A common misspelling of falsely is falsly

Example sentences of the word falsely


1. Adverb
If you falsely discount in this way, you risk making a bad hire.

Quotes containing the word falsely


1. My dear,Find what you love and let it kill you.Let it drain you of your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual nothingness.Let it kill you and let it devour your remains.For all things will kill you, both slowly and fastly, but it’s much better to be killed by a lover.~ Falsely yours
- Charles Bukowski

2. Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
- Stephen Jay Gould

3. We pass through this world but once. Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
- Stephen Jay Gould, The Mismeasure of Man

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