untruthful


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un·truth·ful

 (ŭn-tro͞oth′fəl)
adj.
1. Contrary to truth; not true.
2. Given to falsehood; mendacious. See Synonyms at dishonest.

un·truth′ful·ly adv.
un·truth′ful·ness n.

untruthful

(ʌnˈtruːθfʊl)
adj
1. (of a person) given to lying
2. diverging from the truth; untrue
unˈtruthfully adv
unˈtruthfulness n

un•truth•ful

(ʌnˈtruθ fəl)

adj.
not truthful; lacking in veracity; false.
[1325–75]
un•truth′ful•ly, adv.
un•truth′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.untruthful - not expressing or given to expressing the truthuntruthful - not expressing or given to expressing the truth; "the statement given under oath was untruthful"; "an untruthful person"
dishonest, dishonorable - deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
truthful, true - expressing or given to expressing the truth; "a true statement"; "gave truthful testimony"; "a truthful person"

untruthful

adjective dishonest, lying, false, deceptive, hypocritical, fibbing, deceitful, dissembling, mendacious Some people may be tempted to give untruthful answers.
true, honest, candid, sincere, truthful, veracious

untruthful

adjective
2. Given to or marked by deliberate concealment or misrepresentation of the truth:
Translations
epärehellinenvalheellinen

untruthful

[ˈʌnˈtruːθfʊl] ADJ [person] → mentiroso, falso; [account] → falso

untruthful

[ˌʌnˈtruːθfʊl] adj [person] → menteur/euse; [answer] → mensonger/ère

untruthful

adj statementunwahr; personunaufrichtig; you’re being untruthfulda bist du unaufrichtig

untruthful

[ʌnˈtruːθfʊl] adjfalso/a, menzognero/a
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