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falsity

[fawl-si-tee] /ˈfɔl sɪ ti/
noun, plural falsities.
1.
the quality or condition of being false; incorrectness; untruthfulness; treachery.
2.
something false; falsehood.
Origin
1225-1275
1225-75; Middle English falsete < Anglo-French < Late Latin falsitās. See false, -ity
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falsity

/ˈfɔːlsɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
the state of being false or untrue
2.
something false; a lie or deception
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Word Origin and History for falsities

falsity

n.

1550s, from Old French fauseté (12c., Modern French fausseté), from Late Latin falsitatem (nominative falsitas), from Latin falsus (see false).

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