untruthfulness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.untruthfulness - the quality of being untruthfuluntruthfulness - the quality of being untruthful  
evasiveness, prevarication, equivocation - intentionally vague or ambiguous
insincerity, falseness, hollowness - the quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical
dishonesty - the quality of being dishonest
mendacity - the tendency to be untruthful
truthfulness - the quality of being truthful

untruthfulness

noun
Translations

untruthfulness

[ˈʌnˈtruːθfʊlnɪs] Nfalsedad f

untruthfulness

n (of statement)Unwahrheit f; (of person)Unaufrichtigkeit f
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