Definition of Falsenesses
1. falseness [n] - See also: falseness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Falsenesses
Literary usage of Falsenesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero by William Makepeace Thackeray (1893)
"... and that Vanity Fair is a very vain, wicked, foolish place, full of all sorts of humbugs and falsenesses and pretensions. And while the moralist, ..."
2. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1892)
"But even Blanche Amory can hold her own, with all her cranks and whimsies and falsenesses, against the somewhat cold interest Helen and Laura inspire us ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1908)
"Have they not laid bare to us our failings, our affectations, our self-seeking, our vanities, our falsenesses?—some quality of conduct, positive or negative ..."
4. Sermons by Frederick Brooks, Phillips Brooks (1875)
"And what makes a worldly, business life so distasteful, with its hardnesses and falsenesses, to a real man, but the same thing ? ..."