mistruth

mistruth

(ˈmɪsˈtruːθ)
n
an untruth
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Palihapitiya, who worked at Facebook from 2007 and 2011, further elaborated there is "no civil discourse, no cooperation, misinformation, mistruth.
It might lower the incentive for certain players -- in particular those who peddle mistruth in large-scale -- who may find their access isn't the same.
No civil discourse, no co-operation, misinformation, mistruth - So we are in a really bad state of affairs right now, in my opinion.
The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops that we have created are destroying how society works: no civil discourse, no cooperation, misinformation, mistruth.
Sarah - 'women are like teabags' - and James - caught out with a mistruth on his website - from The Apprentice Pictures: JIM MARKS/BBC
Plying its trade in an unending array of elaborate ruses, the plot is founded on narrative mistruth, its rival fin de siecle stage illusionists (Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman) matching the magic act of movie magic.
And please let's have none of this BUT they pay taxes, that excuse is a mistruth put forward by the pro-European groups to justify their support of European domination.
One can also be forgiven a sense of deja vu as Bob Geldof and his pals again trot out the old mistruth that there won't be snow in Africa this Christmas, and politicians claim that they are about to dual the A1.
But if that mistruth helps spread the word about the Sudanese situation, earning Warners a pretty penny in the process, how wrong can it be?
The truth does not exist because we affirm it, and mistruth does not become truth because we affirm it a thousand times.
The mistruth that Parliament will have the final say is a deliberate attempt to defuse growing concerns about the secrecy of these negotiations and the antidemocratic nature of the agreement," she said in a press release early this month.