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untruth

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of untruth

  1. 1 a false idea or belief their argument rests on a fundamental untruth which has long been discredited Synonyms of untruth delusion, error, falsehood, falsity, hallucination, illusion, misbelief, misconception, myth, old wives' tale, fallacyWords Related to untruth 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 untruth truth, verity

  2. 2 a statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive the Web site is rife with untruths and misleading information Synonyms of untruth fable, fabrication, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fib, mendacity, prevarication, story, tale, taradiddle (or tarradiddle), lie, whopperWords Related to untruth 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 untruth fact, truism, verity; honesty, truthfulness, veracity; authentication, confirmation, substantiation, validation, verificationAntonyms of untruth truth

  3. 3 the quality or state of being false there is an element of untruth in all forms of art: works of art provide only a semblance of reality Synonyms of untruth erroneousness, fallaciousness, falsehood, falseness, falsity, fallacyWords Related to untruth speciousness, spuriousness; deception, deceptiveness, delusion; inaccuracy, incorrectness; dishonesty, mendaciousness, mendacity, untruthfulnessNear Antonyms of untruth accuracy, actuality, correctness, factuality, factualness, genuineness; credibility, honesty, trustworthiness, truthfulness, veracityAntonyms of untruth truth, verity



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