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untrue

adjective un·true \-ˈtrü\

: not true

: not loyal to someone or something : not honest

Full Definition of UNTRUE

1
:  not faithful :  disloyal
2
:  not according with a standard of correctness :  not level or exact
3
:  not according with the facts :  false
un·tru·ly \-ˈtrü-lē\ adverb
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Examples of UNTRUE

  1. He made untrue statements to the press.
  2. Her lover had been untrue.

First Known Use of UNTRUE

before 12th century
UNTRULY Defined for Kids

untrue

adjective un·true \ˌən-ˈtrü\

Definition of UNTRUE for Kids

1
:  not correct :  false
2
:  not faithful :  disloyal

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