The willful telling of a lie while under lawful oath or affirmation to tell the truth in a matter material to the point of inquiry
The criminal offense of making false statements under oath, especially in a legal document or during a legal proceeding. The criminal offense of making false statements under oath, especially in a legal document or during a legal proceeding.
Find another word for falsehood. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for falsehood, like: prevarication, misrepresentation, story, untruth, lie, canard, cock-and-bull story, falsity, fib, fiction and inveracity.
In these truth and falsehood are mingled.
Even his wit and knowledge of the world were spoiled, and his affected gaiety was touched with sadness, by the odour of falsehood which escaped through every pore of his body."
All is vanity, all falsehood, except that infinite sky.
In December 1583 Mary had laid before the French ambassador her first complaint of the slanders spread by Lady Shrewsbury and her sons, who were ultimately compelled to confess the falsehood of their imputations on the queen of Scots and her keeper.
Whatever he tried to be, whatever he engaged in, the evil and falsehood of it repulsed him and blocked every path of activity.