Examples of untruth in a Sentence
the untruths he has uttered
their argument rests on a fundamental untruth which has long been discredited
Recent Examples of untruth from the Web
The late Christopher Hitchens wrote an entire book about President Bill Clinton's propensity for untruths.
The benefits of all doubts are lost once a man tells so many untruths.
Amanda, a Muslim-American, came up with these dinners as a forum designed to build bonds across cultures, demystify and dispel untruths about Islam and Muslims, while also providing insight.
This is a first for the Trump presidency: the first formal presidential retraction of a presidential untruth.
Trump told the most extravagant untruths during the campaign, had the most glaring conflicts of interest and knew the least about governing.
And Sessions has sat through enough hearings to know his answers will come back to bite him if there is even an element of untruth.
First step is the Trump administration’s fail-safe response to embarrassment: untruth.
Russia Today and Sputnik were influence operations during this campaign, which on several occasions produced untruths about about me personally and my campaign.
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First Known Use of untruth
before 12th century
Synonymsdelusion, error, falsehood, falsity, hallucination, illusion, misbelief, misconception, myth, old wives' tale, fallacy
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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