And the day after that ... The TV show "The West Wing" gives a false impression of what government work is like.
The jury finds Hatch guilty of tax evasion and filing a false tax return; the jury deliberated for six hours.
Virtually every major assertion he made last night about his proposals was false.
Both reek of false modesty, but Deen does appear jumpy and genuinely anxious at times.
He knows every regional tale—true or false—and is just about as pleasant a person as you could spend your day with.
For a telepathic race there are no false fronts or motives or impulses.
Had her father forced her into the false position in which she found herself?
If I were a man, I should like to abandon a false scent as soon as possible.'
That all this is true to Shakespeare appears from the fact that it is false to the character of Proteus.
As to whether what is written is true or false, we must judge by that which is written.
late 12c., from Old French fals, faus (12c., Modern French faux) "false, fake, incorrect, mistaken, treacherous, deceitful," from Latin falsus "deceived, erroneous, mistaken," past participle of fallere "deceive, disappoint," of uncertain origin (see fail).
Adopted into other Germanic languages (cf. German falsch, Dutch valsch, Danish falsk), though English is the only one in which the active sense of "deceitful" (a secondary sense in Latin) has predominated. False alarm recorded from 1570s. Related: Falsely; falseness.