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falseness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of falseness

  1. 1 lack of faithfulness especially to one's husband or wife <so that their love would never know a moment of falseness, Thomas Jefferson promised his dying wife that he would never remarry> Synonyms disloyalty, faithlessness, infidelity, falsity, inconstancy, perfidiousness, perfidy, unfaithfulnessRelated Words adultery; betrayal, double-cross, double-dealing, duplicity, sellout, treachery, treason; deceit, deception, lyingNear Antonyms staunchness, steadfastness; dependability, reliability; honesty, trustworthinessAntonyms allegiance, constancy, devotedness, devotion, faith, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, loyalty

  2. 2 the act or fact of violating the trust or confidence of another <she could not believe that her so-called best friend could ever be guilty of such falseness> Synonyms backstabbing, business, disloyalty, double cross, faithlessness, betrayal, falsity, infidelity, perfidy, sellout, treachery, treason, two-timing, unfaithfulnessRelated Words abandonment, desertion; deceit, deception, double-dealing, duplicity, guile, two-facedness; fraud, informing, lying, snitching, talebearing, trickeryNear Antonyms dependability, reliability, trustworthiness; defense, protection, safeguard, shieldAntonyms allegiance, devotion, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, loyalty, staunchness, steadfastness

  3. 3 the quality or state of being false <the falseness of your reasoning is so blatant that it's no wonder you reached that absurd conclusion> Synonyms erroneousness, fallaciousness, falsehood, fallacy, falsity, untruthRelated Words speciousness, spuriousness; deception, deceptiveness, delusion; inaccuracy, incorrectness; dishonesty, mendaciousness, mendacity, untruthfulnessNear Antonyms accuracy, actuality, correctness, factuality, factualness, genuineness; credibility, honesty, trustworthiness, truthfulness, veracityAntonyms truth, verity




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