untruth

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noun un·truth \ˌən-ˈtrüth, ˈən-ˌtrüth\

Definition of untruth

  1. 1 archaic :  disloyalty

  2. 2 :  lack of truthfulness :  falsity

  3. 3 :  something that is untrue :  falsehood

Examples of untruth in a sentence

  1. the untruths he has uttered

  2. their argument rests on a fundamental untruth which has long been discredited

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of untruth

before 12th century


UNTRUTH Defined for English Language Learners

untruth

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noun un·truth \ˌən-ˈtrüth, ˈən-ˌtrüth\

Definition of untruth for English Language Learners

  • : a statement that is not true

  • : the state of being false or a lie


UNTRUTH Defined for Kids

untruth

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noun un·truth \ˌən-ˈtrüth\

Definition of untruth for Students

  1. 1 :  the state of being false

  2. 2 :  3lie



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