Adjective Definition

false

1.Definition: (used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful

"A false friend"

Related Adjective(s):untrue


2.Definition: adopted in order to deceive

Related Adjective(s):assumed, fictitious, fictive, pretended, sham


3.Definition: arising from error

"A false assumption"

Related Adjective(s):mistaken


4.Definition: deliberately deceptive

"False pretenses"


5.Definition: designed to deceive

"A suitcase with a false bottom"


6.Definition: erroneous and usually accidental

"A false start", "A false alarm"


7.Definition: inaccurate in pitch

"A false (or sour) note"

Related Adjective(s):sour


8.Definition: inappropriate to reality or facts

"False hopes"

Related Adjective(s):delusive


9.Definition: not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article

"False teeth"

Related Adjective(s):fake, faux, imitation, simulated


10.Definition: not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality

"Gave false testimony under oath", "False tales of bravery"




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