NounFalsehood (countable and uncountable; plural Falsehoods)
- (uncountable) The property of being false.
- (countable) A false statement, especially an intentional one; a lie
- (archaic, rare) Mendacity, deceitfulness; the trait of a person who is mendacious and deceitful.
Adjectives for Falsehood
downright; palpable; grotesque; blushing; deliberate; infamous; pardonable; ingenious; cheerful, illusive; hidden; hypocritical; conventional; fawning; tortured; twisted; practiced; flattering; incredible; base; clumsy;
Verbs for Falsehood
accept—; admit—; avoid—; challenge—; confess—; demonstrate—; denounce—; disprove—; explode—; refrain from—; utter —; —dishonors; —pervades; —reeks; — sours; —taints.
lie, little white lie, lying, mendaciousness, mendacity, misrepresentation, misstatement, mythomania, pious fiction, pretense, prevarication, pseudology, sham, slight stretching, story, tale, tall story, tall tale, taradiddle, trumped-up story, truthlessness, untrueness, untruth, untruthfulness, unveraciousness, white lie, yarn, blague, canard, cock-and-bull story, credibility gap, deceit, dishonesty, dissimulation, distortion, erroneousness, error, exaggeration, fabrication, fairy tale, fakery, fallaciousness, fallacy, falseness, falsity, farfetched story, farrago, feigning, fib, fibbery, fibbing, fiction, fish story, flam, flimflam, fraud, ghost story, half-truth, inveracity, legal fiction,
- (property of being false): falsity
- (false statement): lie
- (deceitfulness): falseness, mendacity
- See also Thesaurus:falsehood