falsity Definition

  • 1the fact of being untrue, incorrect, or deceptive
  • 2a false statement or belief

Using falsity: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "falsity" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The falsity of his claims was exposed during the trial.

  • Example

    She was accused of spreading falsities about her colleague.

  • Example

    The article was full of inaccuracies and falsities.

  • Example

    He was convicted of uttering a falsity under oath.

falsity Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for falsity

Phrases with falsity

  • despite knowing that something is untrue or incorrect


    In the face of falsity, he refused to back down from his claims.

  • the realization that one's hopes or expectations were unfounded or unrealistic


    The falsity of hope hit her hard when she failed the exam despite studying for months.

  • the discrepancy between how something or someone appears and how they actually are


    The falsity of appearance was revealed when the seemingly perfect couple announced their divorce.


Summary: falsity in Brief

The term 'falsity' [ˈfɔːlsəti] refers to something that is untrue, incorrect, or deceptive. It can be used to describe a false statement or belief, as in 'The falsity of his claims was exposed during the trial.' 'Falsity' also extends into phrases like 'in the face of falsity,' denoting persistence despite knowing something is untrue, and 'falsity of hope,' referring to the disappointment of unfounded expectations.