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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fawl-si-tee]
    • /ˈfɔl sɪ ti/
    • /ˈfɒl.sə.ti/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl-si-tee]
    • /ˈfɔl sɪ ti/

Definitions of falsity word

  • noun plural falsity the quality or condition of being false; incorrectness; untruthfulness; treachery. 1
  • noun plural falsity something false; falsehood. 1
  • noun falsity The fact of being untrue, incorrect, or insincere. 1
  • abbreviation FALSITY falseness 1
  • noun falsity lie, sth untrue 1
  • noun falsity the state of being false or untrue 0

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Origin of falsity

First appearance:

before 1225
One of the 9% oldest English words
1225-75; Middle English falsete < Anglo-French < Late Latin falsitās. See false, -ity

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Parts of speech for Falsity


falsity popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 53% 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.

falsity usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for falsity

noun falsity

  • falsehood — a false statement; lie. Synonyms: fabrication, prevarication, falsification, canard, invention, fiction, story.
  • duplicity — deceitfulness in speech or conduct, as by speaking or acting in two different ways to different people concerning the same matter; double-dealing. Synonyms: deceit, deception, dissimulation, fraud, guile, hypocrisy, trickery. Antonyms: candidness, directness, honesty, straightforwardness.
  • insincerity — the quality of being insincere; lack of sincerity; hypocrisy; deceitfulness.
  • inaccuracy — something inaccurate; error.
  • deceit — Deceit is behaviour that is deliberately intended to make people believe something which is not true.

Antonyms for falsity

noun falsity

  • honesty — the quality or fact of being honest; uprightness and fairness.
  • reality — the state or quality of being real.
  • constancy — Constancy is the quality of staying the same even though other things change.
  • faithfulness — strict or thorough in the performance of duty: a faithful worker.
  • loyalty — the state or quality of being loyal; faithfulness to commitments or obligations.

Top questions with falsity

  • what is falsity?

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