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Definition 1: the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for falsehood in the sense of this definition

(falsehood is a kind of ...) lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing

(... is a kind of falsehood ) an act that incriminates someone on a false charge

(... is a kind of falsehood ) falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies

"he practiced the art of sophistication upon reason"

(... is a kind of falsehood ) criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud

Definition 2: a false statement - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for falsehood in the sense of this definition

(falsehood is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is a kind of falsehood ) a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

(... is a kind of falsehood ) a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth

(... is a kind of falsehood ) a deliberately false or improbable account

(... is a kind of falsehood ) a misleading falsehood

(... is a kind of falsehood ) (logic) a statement that is necessarily false

"the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction"

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