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falsity

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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
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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
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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
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4 the act or fact of violating the trust or confidence of another

  • despite being offered a fortune to spill the presidentʼs secrets, the trusted aide declared that heʼd sooner die than be guilty of such falsity
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5 the quality or state of being false

  • the falsity of Columbusʼs estimate of the earthʼs circumference was pretty much demonstrated when he made a head-on collision with the western hemisphere
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