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falsehood

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1 a false idea or belief

  • the possibility of a perpetual motion machine is one falsehood that has been disproved by modern physics
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2 a statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive

  • several falsehoods in the witnessʼs testimony that may be grounds for perjury
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3 the quality or state of being false

  • scientists eventually demonstrated the falsehood of the claim that prehistoric fish did not evolve lungs and legs
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