Examples of falsity in a Sentence
a papal letter condemning secularism and other movements that the church considered to be falsities of the modern age
when questioned by his parents about his drug use, the teenager told one blatant falsity after another
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Far worse than its absurdity or its falsity is its gleeful bloodthirstiness:
And since a libel case requires proof of falsity, their case was doomed.
No good comes out of it … having to hear all the blather and having to hear all the nonsense and the negativity and the falsities.
Repeating the methods of a claimant helps determine the truth or falsity of the claims.
Mr. Trump’s statement renouncing the myth might provide an especially credible and persuasive signal about the falsity of the claim to true believers.
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First Known Use of falsity
Synonymsdelusion, error, falsehood, fallacy, hallucination, illusion, misbelief, misconception, myth, old wives' tale, untruth
Related Wordsfactoid; superstition; fiction, pretense (or pretence); distortion, inaccuracy, misapprehension, miscomprehension, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misperception, misunderstanding; misinformation, misknowledge, misreport, misrepresentation, misstatement; sophism, sophistry; fib, half-truth, lie, story, tale
Near Antonymsfact, truism, verity; honesty, truthfulness, veracity; authentication, confirmation, substantiation, validation, verification
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- The jury will determine the truth or falsity of the statement.
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