[fawls-hoo d] /ˈfɔls hʊd/
a false statement; lie.
Synonyms: fabrication, prevarication, falsification, canard, invention, fiction, story.
something false; an untrue idea, belief, etc.:
The Nazis propagated the falsehood of racial superiority.
the act of lying or making false statements.
lack of conformity to truth or fact.
Synonyms: untruthfulness, inveracity, mendacity.
the quality of being untrue
an untrue statement; lie
the act of deceiving or lying
late 13c., falshede, “deceitfulness,” also “a lie,” from false + -hood.
noun 1. a line or plane that simulates the horizon, used in altitude-measuring devices or the like.
- False image
false image n. The image produced in the deviating eye in strabismus.
noun, Law. 1. the unlawful restraint of a person from exercising the right to freedom of movement. noun 1. (law) the restraint of a person’s liberty without lawful authority
noun 1. any of several North American shrubs belonging to the genus Amorpha, of the legume family, especially A. fruticosa, having compound leaves with pinnate leaflets and long, dense clusters of purplish flowers. 2. any of various plants belonging to the genus Baptisia, of the legume family, native to North America, as B. australis, having […]