Untruth

Untruth
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Untruth->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ untruth
untruth
falsehood
lie
story
thing that is not
fib
bounce
crammer
taradiddle
whopper
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ jhuth
jhuth
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ forgery
forgery
fabrication
invention
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ misstatement
misstatement
misrepresentation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ perversion
perversion
falsification
gloss
suggestio falsi
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ exaggeration
exaggeration
&c. 549
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ invention
invention
fabrication
fiction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ fable
fable
nursery tale
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ romance
romance
&c.(imagination) 515
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ absurd story
absurd story
untrue story
false story
trumped up story
trumped up statement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ thing devised by the enemy
thing devised by the enemy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ canard
canard
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ shave
shave
sell
hum
traveler
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ s tale
s tale
Canterbury tale
cock and bull story
fairy tale
fake
press agent's yarn
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ claptrap
claptrap
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ myth
myth
moonshine
bosh
all my eye and Betty Martin
mare's nest
farce
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ irony
irony
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ half truth
half truth
white lie
pious fraud
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ mental reservation
mental reservation
&c.(concealment) 528
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ pretense
pretense
pretext
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ false plea
false plea
&c. 617
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ subterfuge
subterfuge
evasion
shift
shuffle
make-believe
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ sham
sham
&c.(deception) 545
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ profession
profession
empty words
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ Judas kiss
Judas kiss
&c.(hypocrisy) 544
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ disguise
disguise
&c.(mask) 530
PARAG:Untruth->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have a false meaning
have a false meaning
PARAG:Untruth->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ untrue
untrue
false
trumped up
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ void of foundation
void of foundation
without-foundation
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fictive
fictive
far from the truth
false as dicer's oaths
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unfounded
unfounded
ben trovato
invented
fabulous
fabricated
forged
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fictitious
fictitious
factitious
supposititious
surreptitious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ elusory
elusory
illusory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ ironical
ironical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ soi-disant
soi-disant
&c.(misnamed) 565

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  • untruth — [untro͞oth′] n. [ME untrouthe < OE untreowth < un , not + treowth,TRUTH] 1. the quality or state of being untrue; falsity 2. an untrue statement; falsehood; lie 3. Obs. unfaithfulness or disloyalty …   English World dictionary

  • untruth — n. to tell an untruth * * * [ʌn truːθ] to tell an untruth …   Combinatory dictionary

  • untruth — [[t]ʌ̱ntru͟ːðz[/t]] untruths N VAR An untruth is a lie. [FORMAL] The Advertising Standards Authority accused estate agents of using blatant untruths... I have never uttered one word of untruth. Syn: falsehood, lie …   English dictionary

  • untruth — noun 1) a patent untruth Syn: lie, falsehood, fib, fabrication, invention, falsification, half truth, exaggeration; story, myth, piece of fiction; informal tall story, fairy tale, cock and bull story, whopper 2) the total unt …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • untruth — UK [ʌnˈtruːθ] / US [ʌnˈtruθ] noun [countable] Word forms untruth : singular untruth plural untruths formal a lie There are many untruths written about him …   English dictionary

  • untruth — n. (pl. untruths) 1 the state of being untrue, falsehood. 2 a false statement (told me an untruth). Etymology: OE untreowth etc. (as UN (1), TRUTH) …   Useful english dictionary

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