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Definition of falsehood noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    falsehood

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈfɔːlshʊd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːlshʊd//
     
    (formal) Dishonest
     
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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 lie2 It is an offence to deliberately publish a serious falsehood. See related entries: Dishonest
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: falsehood