Synonyms for falsehood:
disinformation, phantasmagoria, untruthfulness, Inveracity, simulacrum, canard, Phantasm, cardboard cut-out, phantom, simulation, snow job, trick, erroneousness, whopper, white lie, fish story, optical illusion, misinformation, truthlessness, hokum, cock-and-bull story, half-truth, mirage.
Other synonyms and related words:
fairy tale, deception, fabrication, perjury, fraud, untruthfulness, line, simulacrum, white lie, hypocrisy, refutation, invention, misstatement, mendaciousness, sham, story, fantasy, jive, simulation, lying, apparition, imposition, prevarication, misrepresentation, erroneousness, false statement, pretense, disproof, hokum, misinformation, tall tale, fancy, mirage, tale, cock-and-bull story, canard, rumor, phantasmagoria, taradiddle, myth, Double dealing, novel, mendacity, falsification, fish story, illusion, dissimulation, bluff, hallucination, truthlessness, trick, fallaciousness, disinformation, falsity, falsifying, Inveracity, whopper, bull, deceitfulness, Phantasm, Misbelief, trickery, half-truth, fable.
Sense 1 (noun)
optical illusion, fantasy, mirage.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
fault, distortion, slip, misconception, miscalculation, fallacy, error, misconstruction, misprint, gaffe, misestimation, aberration, Misjudgment, flaw, oversight, typo, defect, mistake, inaccuracy, blunder.
falseness, erroneousness, canard, figment, falsity, prevarication, perjury, mendacity, error, fiction, tall tale, untruth, deceit, hogwash, fabrication, dissimulation, deception, line, sham, distortion, dishonesty, fraud, tale, fallaciousness, pretense, fallacy, fib, story, whopper, misstatement, untruthfulness, fable.
Usage examples for falsehood:
- The entire falsehood of the accusation is made obvious by a review of the following considerations. - "Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws", James Buchanan.
- None could look him in the face and persist in falsehood. - "Banked Fires", E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi.
- " There," I said, folding the note, " That is making the truth tell a falsehood." - "Out of a Labyrinth", Lawrence L. Lynch.