Meaning of falsehood


Pronunciation: (fôls'hood), [key]
— n.
  1. a false statement; lie.
  2. something false; an untrue idea, belief, etc.: The Nazis propagated the falsehood of racial superiority.
  3. the act of lying or making false statements.
  4. lack of conformity to truth or fact.
  5. deception.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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