- the state or quality of being untrue
- a statement, fact, etc, that is not true
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Example Sentences Including 'untruth'
At this stage I offered up a short prayer for forgiveness for a decided untruth.
Frankie had given it to him straight, Frankie hadn't told him an untruth.
Field of Blood
He added: `Once she launched an untruth she found it hard to retract.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
Hence any untruth which is not an election advertisement is not covered.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
I am starting to see the untruth in that, and that my task is to have faith in her will to live, despite evidence to the contrary.
Globe and Mail (2003)
In my view, this level of'spin ' is dangerously close to an untruth.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
It would not be such a big untruth ; all merchants exaggerate the worth of their wares.
THE COLOUR OF HEAVEN (2003)
They accepted responsibility for reporter Andrew Gilligan's radio story that suggested the government went to war on an untruth.
NME (New Musical Express) (2004)
Truth had to be constantly affirmed; the smallest untruth , if allowed to take root, grew until it overshadowed the whole garden.
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