Student Thesaurus

One entry found for falsity.
Entry Word: falsity
Function: noun
Text: 1 a false idea or belief <a letter condemning secularism and other movements that the church considered to be falsities of the modern age> -- see FALLACY 1
2 a statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive <when questioned by his parents about his drug use, the teenager told one blatant falsity after another> -- see LIE
3 lack of faithfulness especially to one's husband or wife <the falsity of Guinevere usually figures prominently in medieval and modern tellings of the legend of King Arthur> -- see INFIDELITY 1
4 the act or fact of violating the trust or confidence of another <despite being offered a fortune to spill the president's secrets, the trusted aide declared that he'd sooner die than be guilty of such falsity> -- see BETRAYAL
5 the quality or state of being false <the falsity of Columbus's estimate of the earth's circumference was pretty much demonstrated when he made a head-on collision with the western hemisphere> -- see FALLACY 2