Definition of Falseness

1. Noun. The state of being false or untrue. "Argument could not determine its truth or falsity"

Exact synonyms: Falsity
Generic synonyms: Irreality, Unreality
Specialized synonyms: Spuriousness
Derivative terms: False, False, False, False, False, False, Falsify, Falsify, Falsify, Falsify
Antonyms: Truth



2. Noun. Unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous.
Exact synonyms: Faithlessness, Fickleness, Inconstancy
Generic synonyms: Infidelity, Unfaithfulness
Derivative terms: Faithless, False, Fickle, Fickle, Inconstant

3. Noun. The quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical.
Exact synonyms: Hollowness, Insincerity
Specialized synonyms: Hypocrisy
Generic synonyms: Untruthfulness
Derivative terms: False, False, Hollow, Insincere, Insincere
Antonyms: Sincerity

Definition of Falseness

1. n. The state of being false; contrariety to the fact; inaccuracy; want of integrity or uprightness; double dealing; unfaithfulness; treachery; perfidy; as, the falseness of a report, a drawing, or a singer's notes; the falseness of a man, or of his word.

Definition of Falseness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being false. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Falseness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Falseness

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

Literary usage of Falseness

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1. The Diplomatic Relations of England with the Quadruple Alliance, 1815-1830 by Louis Calvert, Myrna M. Boyce, Paul Padgette (1918)
"... Primary Emotions—Tricking an Audience—Sir Herbert Tree's Finesse—In Called Bade—His Artifice in Trilby—In Jim the Penman—His Wolsey's falseness—We Must ..."

2. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1889)
"Yet thou hast bound her to falseness. Fie on thy law ! Thou livest only by leasings. Thou and Simony shame Holy-Church. The notaries and ye trouble the ..."

3. Two of the Saxon Chronicles Parallel: With Supplementary Extracts from the by John Earle (1865)
"... portmanteau for cod : So much treason is in his male, Of falseness for to faine a tale. 1132-1154. One of the most palpable characteristics of the ..."

4. The Confederation of Europe: A Study of the European Alliance, 1813-1823, as by Walter Alison Phillips (1920)
"... peace—Mirabeau on the warlike temper of popular assemblies—A democratic international system is inconsistent with nationalism—falseness of the analogy ..."

5. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (1844)
"But this may appear more manifest by the things which will be observed in the following section. SECTION II. The falseness ..."

6. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1850)
"... on purpose, because the buyer shall not see the coarseness of the cloth, or the falseness of the colours."—Ibid. Thr Waterman's Suit, p. 174. ..."

7. Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry: From the Year by Mary Berry (1865)
"By the falseness of principle in all its institutions, and in its whole organisation, its former history presents nothing to the eye of philosophy but a ..."

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