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falsity

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noun fal·si·ty \ˈfȯl-sə-tē\

Simple Definition of falsity

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

  • : an untrue statement

Full Definition of falsity

plural fal·si·ties

  1. 1 :  something false :  lie

  2. 2 :  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>



13th Century

First Known Use of falsity

13th century


FALSITY Defined for Kids

falsity

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noun fal·si·ty \ˈfȯl-sə-tē\

Definition of falsity

plural fal·si·ties

  1. 1 :  3lie

  2. 2 :  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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