Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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FALS''ITY, n. [L. falsitas.]

1. Contrariety or inconformity to truth; the quality of being false.

Probability does not make any alteration, either in the truth or falsity of things.

2. Falsehood; a lie; a false assertion. [This sense is less proper.]