Falsehood and Truth


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Falsehood noun – A false idea or belief.
Usage example: the possibility of a perpetual motion machine is one falsehood that has been disproved by modern physics

Truth is an antonym for falsehood in lie topic.
Nearby Words: false, falseness, falsely
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Truth noun – Agreement with fact or reality.
Usage example: there is no truth to the rumor that the couple is getting a divorce

Falsehood is an antonym for truth in topics: honesty, reality.
Nearby Words: truthful, truthfulness, truthfully, truthless
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How words are described

single single falsehood single truth
obvious obvious falsehood obvious truth
plain plain falsehood plain truth
little little falsehood little truth
Other adjectives: technical.

Both words in one sentence

  • Quantum physicist: So, you see, something can exist not just as truth or falsehood, but also a superposition, a third option: true—false.
    Source: Doublethink
  • However, trying to tell truth or falsehood by someone's behaviors like this is questionably useful at best.
  • The Imperial Orb changes color in accordance with the current Emperor/Empress's mood, or with the truth or falsehood of a statement when used for lie detection during court cases.
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