Definition of falsehood noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    falsehood

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈfɔlshʊd//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the state of not being true; the act of telling a lie to test the truth or falsehood of her claims
  2. 2[countable] a statement that is not true synonym lie1
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: falsehood