Examples of falsehood in a Sentence
the line between truth and falsehood
the possibility of a perpetual motion machine is one falsehood that has been disproved by modern physics
Recent Examples of falsehood from the Web
A less consequential falsehood is that technology means children do not need to learn facts or learn from a teacher—instead they can just use Google.
A new study reveals the mathematics underlying this phenomenon, modeling how information overload can erode an individual's ability to distinguish high-quality information from its opposite, causing falsehoods to propagate.
For helping rip off more than 700 victims with these and other falsehoods from 2009-2015, the five were convicted Thursday in U.S. District Court in Miami on fraud charges.
Popular culture upholds this falsehood while often showing only one type of disabled body— a white male wheelchair user, like in Me Before You, The Fundamentals of Caring and ABC’s Speechless.
And the president frequently embellished details during his speech, or told outright falsehoods.
Jay Nixon substantiated The Star’s findings: that Song and at least one other faculty member had boosted the Bloch Schools’ rankings with falsehoods and exaggerations.
And look, there’s a strong case for aggressive, in-your-face reporting on the threats posed by Jones and his falsehoods (in fact, I’m cited in Jones’ Wikipedia entry for doing that), but this doesn’t seem to be that story.
Nevertheless, anti-vaccine groups have stepped up their effort to spread frightening falsehoods and dangerous misinformation about vaccines and measles, the Washington Post reports.
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First Known Use of falsehood
FALSEHOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of falsehood for English Language Learners
: an untrue statement
: the quality of not being true or accurate : false quality
FALSEHOOD Defined for Kids
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