falsehood
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈfɒlsˌhʊd/
Noun

falsehood

  1. (uncountable) The property of being false.
  2. (countable) A false statement, especially an intentional one; a lie
    Don't tell falsehoods.
  3. (archaic, rare) Mendacity, deceitfulness; the trait of a person who is mendacious and deceitful.
    • 1984, Witness Lee, Life-Study: Revelation: Volume Three: Messages 34-50, Living Stream Ministry (1999), ISBN 978-0-7363-0659-1, page 511:
      The false prophet looks like a lamb, but speaks like a dragon. This indicates his falsehood. […] He will pretend to be the same as Christ.
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