French edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old French falseté, based on Late Latin falsitātem, from Latin falsus. By surface analysis, fausse +‎ -eté.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /fos.te/
  • (file)

Noun edit

fausseté f (countable and uncountable, plural faussetés)

  1. (uncountable) falseness, falsity, falsehood (property of being false)
  2. (countable, rare) falsehood (false statement)
    Near-synonyms: contrevérité, mensonge

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