Translation of falsehood in Spanish:

falsehood

falsedad, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfɔːlshʊd//ˈfɔlsˌhʊd//ˈfɒlshʊd/

noun

formal

  • 1

    (lie, falseness)
    falsedad feminine
    • And yes, one has to be vigilant in the way that he suggested and try to spot falsehoods, examples of mythmaking in the stories that people tell about the world.
    • However, his piece contains inconsistencies and falsehoods that cannot go unchallenged.
    • Networks merely need to avoid uttering flagrant falsehoods and committing major inexcusable errors.
    • Indeed, correcting all the factual errors and falsehoods in ‘Ghost Town’ would consume as much space as the Web site itself.
    • If he wins in nine days, the foundation of his victory will rest on economic perceptions based on falsehoods.
    • But real wisdom means knowing truth from falsehood, knowing the difference between evidence and wishful thinking.
    • Furthermore, Godel proved that any mathematical system of proofs must be either incomplete (not able to determine the truth or falsehood of certain statements) or contradictory.
    • I think he means to refer to perceptual propositions - propositions whose truth or falsehood we can determine by looking or employing some other sense.
    • Lately, you have attempted to cloak your actions in falsehoods and propaganda.
    • These utterances/acts are outside the consideration of truth or falsehood; they are semantically empty - they can produce only meanings.
    • If you set yourself up as the last word on the truth or falsehood of ads, you will immediately be the addressee of a lot of spin.
    • You can teach falsehoods and half truths issue a diploma and call someone educated.
    • They themselves repeatedly tell us that they think there is no such thing as right and wrong or truth and falsehood.
    • As a little boy I was much given to inventing deliberate falsehoods and this was always done for the sake of causing excitement.
    • Mistakes such as the one I have admitted making are construed as deliberate falsehoods.
    • These two quests ultimately lead us to the truth, and it is the gradual process of uncovering both falsehood and truth that provides the substance of this movie.
    • Whether the universe is deterministic, or (as contemporary physics seems to suggest) indeterministic is a question which is independent of the truth or falsehood of the completeness of physics.
    • The boundaries between truth and falsehood, past and present and perception and reality are the themes in the two books that have been selected for November by Castlebar Book Club.
    • He says she ‘has a high-powered intellect but the question is whether she can distinguish between truth and falsehood; and this is something which requires more than intellectual analysis’.
    • Proving the truth or falsehood of Cantor's continuum hypothesis boils down to answering this: Where does the set of real numbers sit in the hierarchy of infinite sets?
    • This distinction is not limited to purely speculative notions of truth and falsehood, but rather emphasizes practical moral action and the foresight that makes it possible.
    • Only in politics or Hollywood is it possible to make falsehoods true and the truth a lie.
    • Individualism - the belief that the individual alone and unaided is entitled to determine what is good or bad and to separate truth or falsehood - is a prevailing attitude.
    • Your story contained so many misconceptions and falsehoods, one scarcely knows where to begin.
    • The historian is interested in the truthfulness of his own understanding of the various sciences, not in the truth or falsehood of the science itself.
    • Lynch's parents read the story, laughed at the ludicrous falsehoods, but made no attempt to correct them.
    • There is a grain of truth in both these stories, surrounded by falsehoods.
    • Worse, the more successful a liar is, the more likely it is that he will also fall prey to his own falsehoods.
    • This argument mixes so many distortions, falsehoods and tendentious points that it's not easy to know where to start.
    • He is a purveyor of falsehoods when it suits his partisan purposes.
    • It requires our full humanity - our rationality, our ability to sort out truth from falsehood, our intuition, our compassion, our vision, and our morality.
    • Irony is a magic wand of literary interpretation that can turn words of love into hate, good into evil, and truth into falsehood.
    • He had two lives: one, open, seen and known by all who cared to know, full of relative truth and of relative falsehood, exactly like the lives of his friends and acquaintances; and another life running its course in secret.
    • The problems of another transitional period provide the substance of Stage Beauty, an intelligent, entertaining examination of the line between illusion and reality, truth and falsehood, love and sex.
    • They are using falsehoods to justify their potentially detrimental activities.
    • Yet it had a single end; like Piers Plowman before it, and Pilgrim's Progress afterwards, The Faerie Queene led the reader along the path upon which truth was distinguishable from falsehood.
    • Although most falsehoods detected in this study were inconsequential, fibs do have financial implications.
    • No one contests their falsehoods, inaccuracies, and sins of omission on a point by point basis.
    • ‘We can't verify or assume the truth or falsehood of the information,’ she says.
    • All of us are often tempted to get what we want, even if it requires saying falsehoods.