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- n. The characteristic of being false.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being false; contrariety to the fact; inaccuracy; want of integrity or uprightness; double dealing; unfaithfulness; treachery; perfidy
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Want of truth; untruthfulness: as, the falseness of a report.
- n. Want of integrity and veracity either in principle or in act; duplicity; deceit; double-dealing; unfaithfulness; treachery; perfidy; traitorousness: as, the falseness of a man's heart, or his falseness to his word.
- n. Synonyms Falsity, etc. See falsehood.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical
- n. the state of being false or untrue
- n. unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous
false + -ness (Wiktionary)