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falsity

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Synonyms and Antonyms of falsity

  1. 1 a false idea or belief a papal letter condemning secularism and other movements that the church considered to be falsities of the modern age Synonyms of falsity delusion, error, falsehood, fallacy, hallucination, illusion, misbelief, misconception, myth, old wives' tale, untruthWords Related to falsity factoid; 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, taleAntonyms of falsity truth, verity

  2. 2 a statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive when questioned by his parents about his drug use, the teenager told one blatant falsity after another Synonyms of falsity fable, fabrication, fairy tale, falsehood, lie, fib, mendacity, prevarication, story, tale, taradiddle (or tarradiddle), untruth, whopperWords Related to falsity distortion, exaggeration, half-truth; ambiguity, equivocation, obliquity; defamation, libel, slander; perjury; bluff, fiction, pose, pretense (or pretence); humbug, jive, nonsense; canard, fallacy, misconception, myth; falsification, misinformation, misreport, misrepresentation, misstatement; deceit, deceitfulness, dishonesty, duplicity, fraudulenceNear Antonyms of falsity fact, truism, verity; honesty, truthfulness, veracity; authentication, confirmation, substantiation, validation, verificationAntonyms of falsity truth

  3. 3 lack of faithfulness especially to one's husband or wife the falsity of Guinevere usually figures prominently in medieval and modern tellings of the legend of King Arthur Synonyms of falsity disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, infidelity, inconstancy, perfidiousness, perfidy, unfaithfulnessWords Related to falsity adultery; betrayal, double-cross, double-dealing, duplicity, sellout, treachery, treason; deceit, deception, lyingNear Antonyms of falsity staunchness, steadfastness; dependability, reliability; honesty, trustworthinessAntonyms of falsity allegiance, constancy, devotedness, devotion, faith, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, loyalty

  4. 4 the act or fact of violating the trust or confidence of another despite being offered a fortune to spill the president's secrets, the trusted aide declared that he'd sooner die than be guilty of such falsity Synonyms of falsity backstabbing, business, disloyalty, double cross, faithlessness, falseness, betrayal, infidelity, perfidy, sellout, treachery, treason, two-timing, unfaithfulnessWords Related to falsity abandonment, desertion; deceit, deception, double-dealing, duplicity, guile, two-facedness; fraud, informing, lying, snitching, talebearing, trickeryNear Antonyms of falsity dependability, reliability, trustworthiness; defense, protection, safeguard, shieldAntonyms of falsity allegiance, devotion, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, loyalty, staunchness, steadfastness

  5. 5 the quality or state of being false the falsity of Columbus's estimate of the earth's circumference was pretty much demonstrated when he made a head-on collision with the western hemisphere Synonyms of falsity erroneousness, fallaciousness, falsehood, falseness, fallacy, untruthWords Related to falsity speciousness, spuriousness; deception, deceptiveness, delusion; inaccuracy, incorrectness; dishonesty, mendaciousness, mendacity, untruthfulnessNear Antonyms of falsity accuracy, actuality, correctness, factuality, factualness, genuineness; credibility, honesty, trustworthiness, truthfulness, veracityAntonyms of falsity truth, verity


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