- US Pronunciation
- US IPA
- UK Pronunciation
- UK IPA
- US Pronunciation
- US IPA
Definitions of falseness word
- adjective falseness not true or correct; erroneous: a false statement. 1
- adjective falseness uttering or declaring what is untrue: a false witness. 1
- adjective falseness not faithful or loyal; treacherous: a false friend. 1
- adjective falseness tending to deceive or mislead; deceptive: a false impression. 1
- adjective falseness not genuine; counterfeit. 1
- adjective falseness based on mistaken, erroneous, or inconsistent impressions, ideas, or facts: false pride. 1
Information block about the term
Origin of falseness
First appearance:before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English, Old English fals < Latin falsus feigned, false, orig. past participle of fallere to deceive; reinforced by or reborrowed from Anglo-French, Old French fals, feminine false < Latin
Parts of speech for Falseness
A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.
falseness usage trend in Literature
Synonyms for falseness
- falsehood — a false statement; lie. Synonyms: fabrication, prevarication, falsification, canard, invention, fiction, story.
- misinterpretation — An instance of misinterpreting.
- falsity — the quality or condition of being false; incorrectness; untruthfulness; treachery.
- incorrectness — not correct as to fact; inaccurate; wrong: an incorrect statement.
- misunderstanding — failure to understand correctly; mistake as to meaning or intent.
Antonyms for falseness
- comprehension — Comprehension is the ability to understand something.
- accuracy — The accuracy of information or measurements is their quality of being true or correct, even in small details.
- truth — the true or actual state of a matter: He tried to find out the truth.
- understanding — mental process of a person who comprehends; comprehension; personal interpretation: My understanding of the word does not agree with yours.
- right — in accordance with what is good, proper, or just: right conduct.
- Words starting with f
- Words starting with fa
- Words starting with fal
- Words starting with fals
- Words starting with false
- Words starting with falsen
- Words starting with falsene
- Words starting with falsenes
- Words starting with falseness
- Words containing the letters f
- Words containing the letters f,a
- Words containing the letters f,a,l
- Words containing the letters f,a,l,s
- Words containing the letters f,a,l,s,e
- Words containing the letters f,a,l,s,e,n