untruthfulness love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being untruthful; dishonesty.
  • n. Something which is untrue; untruth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being untruthful; falseness; unveracity.
  • n. Inaccuracy; incorrectness: as, the untruthfulness of a drawing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being untruthful

Etymologies

untruthful +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As a law enforcement veteran, now retired with over 36 years of service, I worked during this era of protest and I also subscribed to the rule that intentional” untruthfulness is a gross disqualification of anyone for the police service” and observed a number of officers who were proven to be untruthful terminated and relieved of their employment and even criminally prosecuted and gone to prison.

    CT VFW lays into Blumenthal for fake military claims. | RedState

  • I think if one puts the issue in terms of moral responsibilities about what should or should not be remembered, Muller may have a stronger argument than his original framing of it in terms of 'untruthfulness' which requires a higher standard of evidence.

    The Panzer and the Hitler Youth

  • Yes and No in affirmations and denials -- as if our word for it were not enough, and we expected others to question it -- springs from that vicious root of untruthfulness which is only aggravated by the very effort to clear ourselves of the suspicion of it.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • This invitation, combined with other evidence that police believe indicates her untruthfulness, has obvious implications for her charge of rape.

    Yes Means Yes—Except on Campus

  • Mr. Gugle's letter of apology does not come across as contrite, it's more like he seeks to self rationalize his untruthfulness.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Hellman was repeatedly accused of untruthfulness, most notably by her longtime adversary Mary McCarthy, who announced on US television: "Every word Hellman writes is a lie – including 'and' and 'the'."

    The scandalous Lillian Hellman

  • Prejudice is a form of untruthfulness, and untruthfulness is an insidious form of injustice.

    Miroslav Volf: Did 9/11 Make Us Morally 'Better'?

  • With her, untruthfulness had always been a difficult matter.

    CHAPTER VII

  • You are looking for signs of weakness, for twitches that indicate untruthfulness, for signs of prevarication and mendacity.

    Dead Zero

  • I get so fed up with Government Ministers who claim that black is white and then when the untruthfulness of this position is made clear they concede that black may not be white but it is certainly very grey and then concede that it is at least off-white.

    Archive 2008-04-01

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