English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'untrue'

(adjective) 
Definition
incorrect or false
The allegations were completely untrue.
Synonyms
false
This resulted in false information being entered.
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lying
that lying hound
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wrong
That was the wrong answer – try again.
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mistaken
She obviously had a mistaken view.
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misleading
The article contains several misleading statements.
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incorrect
He denied that his evidence was incorrect.
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inaccurate
The reports were based on inaccurate information.
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sham
The election has been denounced as a sham by world leaders.
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dishonest
He had become rich by dishonest means.
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deceptive
Appearances can be deceptive.
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spurious
a spurious framework for analysis
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erroneous
The conclusions they have come to are completely erroneous.
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fallacious
Their argument is fallacious.
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untruthful
Some people may be tempted to give untruthful answers.
Opposites
(adjective) 
Definition
disloyal or unfaithful
untrue to the basic tenets of socialism
Synonyms
unfaithful
They denounced him as unfaithful to the traditions of the Society.
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disloyal
He proved to be an untrustworthy and disloyal ally.
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deceitful
The ambassador called the report deceitful and misleading.
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treacherous
The President spoke of the treacherous intentions of the enemy.
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two-faced
He had been devious and two-faced.
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faithless
She decided to divorce her increasingly faithless and unreliable husband.
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false
She was a false friend, envious of her lifestyle and her success.
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untrustworthy
His opponents still say he's a fundamentally untrustworthy figure.
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perfidious (literary)
She says that politicians are a perfidious breed.
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forsworn
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traitorous
the betrayal of men by their most traitorous companions
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Opposites

Additional synonyms

in the sense of deceitful
Definition
full of deceit
The ambassador called the report deceitful and misleading.
in the sense of deceptive
Definition
likely or designed to deceive
Appearances can be deceptive.
in the sense of dishonest
Definition
not honest or fair
He had become rich by dishonest means.
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