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False

Definition

[adv] in a disloyal and faithless manner; "he behaved treacherously"; "his wife played him false"
[adj] (used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful; "a false friend"; "when lovers prove untrue"
[adj] arising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation"
[adj] adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
[adj] inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key"
[adj] designed to deceive; "a suitcase with a false bottom"
[adj] not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated aligator hide"
[adj] inappropriate to reality or facts; "delusive faith in a wonder drug"; "delusive expectations"; "false hopes"
[adj] deliberately deceptive; "hollow (or false) promises"; "false pretenses"
[adj] not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality; "gave false testimony under oath"; "false tales of bravery"
[adj] erroneous and usually accidental; "a false start"; "a false alarm"

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Antonyms

true