untruthful

  • 1 Untruthful — Un*truth ful, a. Not truthful; unveracious; contrary to the truth or the fact. {Un*truth ful*ly}, adv. {Un*truth ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 untruthful — index dishonest, disingenuous, disreputable, evasive, fraudulent, lying, machiavellian, mendacious, pe …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 untruthful — lying, mendacious, *dishonest, deceitful Analogous words: *false, wrong: *misleading, deceptive, delusive, delusory Antonyms: truthful Contrasted words: honest, *upright, scrupulous: veracious (see corresponding noun at TRUTH) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 untruthful — [adj] dishonest bluffing, cheating, corrupt, crooked, deceitful, deceiving, deceptive, disreputable, double crossing, doubledealing, false, fraudulent, lying, misleading, shady, shifty, sneaking, sneaky, tricky, twofaced*, two timing*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 untruthful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not truthful. DERIVATIVES untruthfully adverb untruthfulness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 untruthful — [untro͞oth′fəl] adj. 1. not in accordance with the truth; untrue 2. a) telling a lie b) given to telling untruths; likely to tell lies SYN. DISHONEST untruthfully adv. untruthfulness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 untruthful — [[t]ʌ̱ntru͟ːθfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED If someone is untruthful or if they say untruthful things, they are dishonest and say things that they know are not true. He must not be untruthful, or a coward... Some people may be tempted to give untruthful… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 untruthful — adjective 1) the answers may be untruthful Syn: false, untrue, fabricated, made up, invented, trumped up; erroneous, wrong, incorrect, inaccurate, fallacious, fictitious 2) an untruthful person Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 9 untruthful — adjective Date: circa 1843 not containing or telling the truth ; false, inaccurate < an untruthful report > Synonyms: see dishonest • untruthfully adverb • untruthfulness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 untruthful — adj. untruthful about * * * [ʌn truːθf(ə)l] untruthfulabout …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 untruthful — untruthfully, adv. untruthfulness, n. /un troohth feuhl/, adj. not truthful; wanting in veracity; diverging from or contrary to the truth; not corresponding with fact or reality. [1325 75; ME; see UN 1, TRUTHFUL] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 untruthful — adjective a) Not giving the truth; providing untrue facts; lying. b) Pertaining to falsehood; corrupt; dishonest. Ant: truthful …

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  • 13 untruthful — Synonyms and related words: artful, calculating, crafty, deceitful, deceptive, delusive, delusory, dishonest, disingenuous, equivocal, FALSE, falsehearted, forsworn, inaccurate, incorrect, insincere, knavish, lying, mendacious, misleading,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 untruthful — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Untrue] Syn. unlikely, fake, fraudulent; see false 1 , 2 . 2. [Dishonest] Syn. insincere, crooked, deceitful; see dishonest 1 , 2 . See Synonym Study at dishonest . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. lying, dishonest,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 untruthful — un|truth|ful [ʌnˈtru:θfəl] adj dishonest or not true >untruthfully adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 untruthful — un|truth|ful [ ʌn truθfl ] adjective not honest or true ╾ un|truth|ful|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 untruthful — adj. dishonest, lying, deceitful, insincere; false, not true …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 untruthful — adjective not truthful. Derivatives untruthfully adverb untruthfulness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 untruthful — adjective dishonest or not true untruthfully adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 untruthful — adj mendacious, lying, fibbing, unveracious; dishonest, deceitful, insincere, uncandid, disingenuous; collusive, Law. covinous; dissembling, deceiving, hypocritical, two faced, Pharisaical; perjured, forsworn, prevaricative; misleading,… …

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