falsehood falsehood  /ˈfæls ˌhʊd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a false statement
  2. (n) the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It used to be, there was truth and there was falsehood.
  2. Yes I said the word lie, lie, lie, not mislead, falsehood, myth or inaccuracies, but deliberate, bald face, big fat sweaty lies.
  3. To Wasser it was erroneous to his memory, to Zaladonis just not true, to Whitlow false and to Hatch a falsehood.

News

  1. ANOTHER VIEW: Pelosi's ambiguity shows abortion rests on fiction

    "Regardless of what side of the abortion debate one sits, the fact is Roe rests on a scientific falsehood."
    on June 28, 2013     Source: The Westerly Sun

  2. Global warming concerns unjustified

    To distract concerned citizens from wondering about the government listening to our phone calls, the IRS targeting President Obama's enemies and all the other current scandals, our president has raised another total falsehood — global warming. Since Obama's latest proposals will cost American jobs and slow the economy, everyone needs to know the facts: read more
    on June 28, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

  3. Are Pandora's Attackers Lying, Being Disingenuous or Just Plain Stupid?

    You shake my hand, while you're pissing on my leg/I'm cutting you lose, I don't need this misery/Your soul is toxic, you ain't no friend of mine --Social Distortion, "Far Behind" NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- So musicFIRST is out with its response to Pandora co-founder Tim Westergren's Wednesday afternoon blog post where he issued a challenge: The first falsehood being disseminated is that Pandora is ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

Quotes

  1. "I had allowed myself to be deceived into unknowingly passing along a falsehood," McClellan writes. "It would ultimately prove fatal to my ability to serve the president effectively. I didn't learn that what I'd said was untrue until the...
    on May 27, 2008 By: Scott McClellan Source: USA Today

  2. "The implication was that it was being concealed, which would be a falsehood," Frank said. "We're not going to disclose every nick, bruise or bump that's not preventing a guy from playing."
    on Feb 22, 2007 By: Lawrence Frank Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "Mr. Rove never made such a request to her or anyone else," Luskin said in an e-mail to The Associated Press. "Had '60 Minutes' taken the trouble to contact Mr. Rove before circulating this falsehood, he would have told them the same thing."
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Robert Luskin Source: Boston Herald

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