Definition of Falsely

1. Adverb. In an insincerely false manner. "A seduction on my part would land us with the necessity to rise, bathe and dress, chat falsely about this and that, and emerge into the rest of the evening as though nothing had happened"

Partainyms: False

2. Adverb. In an incorrect manner. "To credit Lister with the first formulation of the basic principle of stratigraphy would be to bestow credit falsely"
Exact synonyms: Incorrectly
Partainyms: False, Incorrect

Definition of Falsely

1. adv. In a false manner; erroneously; not truly; perfidiously or treacherously.

Definition of Falsely

1. Adverb. In a false manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Falsely

1. false [adv] - See also: false

Lexicographical Neighbors of Falsely

false vocal cord
false vocal fold
false wintergreen
false witness
falsecard
falsecarded
falsecarding
falsecards
falsed
falseface
falsefaces
falsehearted
falseheartedly
falsehood
falsehoods
falsely (current term)
falseness
falsenesses
falser
falsers
falses
falsest
falsetto
falsettoed
falsettos
falsework
falseworks
falshood
falshoods
falsicrimen

Literary usage of Falsely

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"51, § 2, declaring that any person who shall swear falsely in the premises and be thereof convicted shall suffer as for willful and ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"636 The Revised Statut es, section 8461 Is as follows: "Every person who simulates or falsely or fraudulently executes or signs any bond, permit, ..."

3. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1816)
"The five other Ceremonies, falsely called Sacraments, proved not to be Sacraments : their Nature explained. 1 HE preceding discussion respecting the ..."

4. The Law of Libel and Slander in Civil and Criminal Cases: As Administered in by Martin L. Newell (1898)
"(7) [Averment of general damage.] (8) [Averment of special damage.] (9) |Conclusion — The ad damnum.] § 6. For Charging the Plaintiff with Swearing falsely ..."

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