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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 falsification in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

"he practiced the art of sophistication upon reason"

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

Definition 2: the act of determining that something is false - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for falsification in the sense of this definition

(falsification is a kind of ...) the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation

"the determination of molecular structures"

Definition 3: a willful perversion of facts - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for falsification in the sense of this definition

(falsification is a kind of ...) activity that transgresses moral or civil law

"he denied any wrongdoing"

(... is a kind of falsification ) the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

(... is a kind of falsification ) falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language

(... is a kind of falsification ) the deliberate act of deviating from the truth

(... is a kind of falsification ) the act of deceiving

Definition 4: any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for falsification in the sense of this definition

(falsification is a kind of ...) your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief

"the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"

(... is a kind of falsification ) (reduction to the absurd) a disproof by showing that the consequences of the proposition are absurd; or a proof of a proposition by showing that its negation leads to a contradiction

(... is a kind of falsification ) evidence that refutes conclusively

(... is a kind of falsification ) refutation by example

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