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Meaning of FALSENESS

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical
  2. [n]  unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous
  3. [n]  the state of being false or untrue; "argument could not determine its truth or falsity"

FALSENESS is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: faithlessness, falsity, fickleness, inconstancy, insincerity
 Antonyms: sincerity, the true, truth, verity
 See Also: hypocrisy, infidelity, irreality, spuriousness, unfaithfulness, unreality, untruthfulness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\False"ness\, 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.

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