To be falsely branded a communist, leftie, or socialist by right-wing political activists.
In fact, far more men are not held accountable for sexual assault than are falsely accused of it.
She was riding in the van when Isaias falsely decided that she was pregnant.
This Torah portion is often used to falsely justify exclusive Jewish ownership of, and Israeli military presence in, Hebron.
This may shock those used to your sidestepping; but people have falsely counted you in their corner.
Or are we going to be falsely accused about forgery, or being burglars?'
The sanctity of human life is the canting cry of the falsely sentimental.
Oates knew the Savoy, and said falsely that he had met Coleman there.
By praising you falsely or by persuading you to try to be a good man?
But Roman Catholics, you falsely tell us, never "intermeddle with the political contests of the day:" O no!
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.