- (transitive) To make false; falsify
- 1997, Donald David Stone, Communications with the Future: Matthew Arnold in Dialogue, page 31:
- In a modern time, we are living with a system of classes so intense, a society of such unnatural complication, that the whole action of our mind is hampered and falsened by it.
- 2011, Gabriella West, The Leaving:
- That was one thing that I couldn't bear. Much better if he just hated queers. Without even trying to justify it. But he obviously had to, and that falsened his position.
- 2014, Peter G. Beidler, The Lives of the Miller's Tale, page 155:
- In fact, just as his master Chaucer did before him, Milburn “falsened” his material in some productive ways.