What does the word untruth mean?

Usage examples for untruth

  1. And yet, he did not think he was telling an untruth, when he finally broke the silence to say to her whom he had so long deceived: " You have avenged yourself with much severity, Maud, but you had the right.... – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  2. On the one hand, what follows from the untruth of the assumption? – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  3. But perhaps when we must die and not some one else, truth becomes untruth? – Best Russian Short Stories by Various