Definition Of untruth


a lie or false statement (often used euphemistically).

they go off and tell untruths about organizations for which they worked

Example Of untruth

  • A slip becomes a slide when the executive starts setting unacceptable standards based on deceit and untruth .

  • Above the shelves where goods are stacked, printed signs admonish: ‘Even one drop of untruth will poison the entire milk ocean of truth.’

  • As I mentioned on Amy's blog, I think the Cardinal's comments boil down to a truth told in the service of untruth .

  • But one should not confuse dramatic urgency with untruth .

  • But the media treat these routine untruths as respectable statements that ought to be analysed and debated.

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