Definitions

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  • n. That which is not true; a lie or falsehood.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ truth

Examples

  • They know I've never had much patience for what I consider nontruth in nonfiction.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • He quotes the FDA Commissioner extolling the virtues of this nontruth-in-advertising scheme as beneficial and "protecting consumers by helping them get better nutrition information"!

    Pen-Elayne on the Web

  • Actually, my certainty about the conundrums: man, family, community come only in particulars and only in fits and starts, and my certainty is at once a truth and a nontruth.

    Humanistic Nursing

  • Because people who don't believe in God have difficulty believing in such a thing as truth or nontruth.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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