What does the word falsehood mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Falseness; untruthfulness; a lie; counterfelt.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Falsely.

Usage examples for falsehood

  1. The truth or falsehood of the various statements which were made was the subject of general controversy. – A Second Coming by Richard Marsh
  2. What I had hoped would do so much good has led to all this; but that is not my fault, it is your own doing, believe me; I have little more to say, but one thing you must hear: I have told no falsehood. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  3. His noble spirit revolted at so much hypocrisy and falsehood. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden