noun fal·si·ty \ˈfl-sə-tē\

: the quality of not being true or accurate : the quality of being false

: an untrue statement

plural fal·si·ties

Full Definition of FALSITY

:  something false :  lie
:  the quality or state of being false

Examples of FALSITY

  1. <a papal letter condemning secularism and other movements that the church considered to be falsities of the modern age>
  2. <when questioned by his parents about his drug use, the teenager told one blatant falsity after another>

First Known Use of FALSITY

13th century
FALSITIES Defined for Kids


noun fal·si·ty \ˈfl-sə-tē\
plural fal·si·ties

Definition of FALSITY for Kids

:  3lie
:  the quality or state of being not true or genuine <The jury will determine the truth or falsity of the statement.>


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