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 graph, shown below, shows the end result of the data collected: Trump has told 103 separate untruths in the first 10 months of his presidency.
That same man was given a free pass from Lauer at the presidential forum in which the anchor grilled Hillary Clinton about her emails and interrupted her repeatedly but failed to challenge Trump at all, even on outright untruths.
Meanwhile, his untruths about both calling the soldiers and, based on Kelly’s account, the content of his call have managed to somehow even further degrade his honesty.
Part of the reason is that, by spreading untruth and outrage, corroding voters’ judgment and aggravating partisanship, social media erode the conditions for the horse-trading that Crick thought fosters liberty.
What’s remarkable about Trump untruth is the falsehood is instantly provable.
The dinners are currently on hiatus, but Saab came up with the dinner idea as a way to demystify and dispel untruths about Islam and Muslims, while also providing insight.
What followed was a great quiet, a hundred years of agreed-upon untruth.
Evidently not willing to determine that untruths were said willfully, Judge Holmes refuses to say whether this was perjury or not.
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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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