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untrue

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adjective un·true \-ˈtrü\

Simple Definition of untrue

  • : not true

  • : not loyal to someone or something : not honest

Full Definition of untrue

  1. 1 :  not faithful :  disloyal

  2. 2 :  not according with a standard of correctness :  not level or exact

  3. 3 :  not according with the facts :  false

un·tru·ly play \-ˈtrü-lē\ adverb

Examples of untrue

  1. He made untrue statements to the press.

  2. Her lover had been untrue.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of untrue

before 12th century



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