false - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective 

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/fɔːls/
adjectivefalse
comparativefalser
superlativefalsest
  1. 2
    based on a mistake or on wrong information
    a false impression/belief/hope:

    The media gave the world a false impression of life in the city.

  2. 4
    not showing what you really feel or intend

    This is no time for false modesty.

    a false smile

derived word