from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something untrue; a lie.
- n. The condition of being false; lack of truth.
- n. Archaic Unfaithfulness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a lie or falsehood
- n. the condition of being false
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being untrue; contrariety to truth; want of veracity; also, treachery; faithlessness; disloyalty.
- n. That which is untrue; a false assertion; a falsehood; a lie; also, an act of treachery or disloyalty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being untrue; contrariety to truth; want of veracity.
- n. Treachery; want of fidelity; faithlessness; disloyalty.
- n. A false assertion; a falsehood; a lie.
- n. Moreover, they have spoken untruths; … and, to conclude, they are lying knaves.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a false statement
un- + truth (Wiktionary)