Synonyms for half-truths
- harmless untruth
- little white lie
- mental dishonesty
- near truth
- partial truth
- slight stretch
- suggestio falsi
- trivial untruth
- well-intentioned untruth
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HALF-TRUTHS
This was half true, and like all half-truths, was particularly calculated to deceive.
We are compelled to see that their systems were only plausible, that their truths were but half-truths.
Let us not play with a situation that is too serious for half-truths.
This is a half-truth, and like all half-truths it conceals a most dangerous fallacy.
The prophet will be a prophet of half-truths, because the whole truth will not be popular.
Why should I read this man's weak efforts—what profits me that man's half-truths?
If you are the first man you see but half-truths and you hate your enemies.
She condescended to no subterfuges, no half-truths, no beatings about the bush.
Only let us keep it supplied with the truths of the study, and not with the half-truths of the forum.
Partial truths, half-truths, little bits of the great question.