Thesaurus / untrue
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The base viewed the election as having been stolen and wanted Republicans to reflect that belief, however untrue.
THE REPUBLICAN PARTY TRIES TO FIGURE OUT THE PATH FORWARDPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Those people who stood there asking the questions KNOW what they are claiming is untrue yet they quote, re-quote and link to one another story after story that began as lies and grew into bigger ones.
CURT SCHILLING WANTS OFF THE HALL OF FAME BALLOT. VOTERS SAID THAT’S NOT UP TO HIM.CINDY BOREN, DES BIELERJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Editors follow policies meant to keep out anything untrue, such as requiring sources for all claims.
ON ITS 20TH BIRTHDAY, WIKIPEDIA MIGHT BE SAFEST PLACE ONLINEHEATHER KELLYJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The result is reminiscent of Oscar Wilde’s essay, Decay of Lying, and its concluding revelation that “the telling of beautiful untrue things is the proper aim of Art.”
WHAT ‘SCHITT’S CREEK’ CAN TEACH US ABOUT CLIMATE ACTIONMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
It wasn’t that Powell said things that were obviously untrue.
WHAT LINE DID SIDNEY POWELL CROSS THAT RUDY GIULIANI DIDN’T?PHILIP BUMPNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
On this subject, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other companies have chosen to combat falsehoods more directly than ever before, arguing that untrue medical information was different from political speech.
AS QANON GREW, FACEBOOK AND TWITTER MISSED YEARS OF WARNING SIGNS ABOUT THE CONSPIRACY THEORY’S VIOLENT NATURECRAIG TIMBERG, ELIZABETH DWOSKINOCTOBER 1, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It made all our explanations seem childish and untrue; the false relation was instantly exposed.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
But I do object to the addition of news which is untrue, and which can surely be seen through by any reading public.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But I have enough mental acuteness to see that the religion of Jeremy Taylor was cowardly, and gloomy, and untrue.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Somebody presumes to contradict him, and clearly proves to him that what he says is untrue.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
WORDS RELATED TO UNTRUE
- all wet
- at fault
- barking up wrong tree
- confused with
- off base
- off track
- under wrong impression
- way off
- wide of mark
- wrong number
- wrongly identified
- blue sky
- pipe dream
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