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Falsification

Falsification Meaning & Definition
Falsification Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Falsification?

[n] the act of determining that something is false
[n] the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting
[n] a willful perversion of facts
[n] any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something

Synonyms | Synonyms for Falsification: disproof | disproof | falsehood | falsifying | misrepresentaation | refutation | refutation

Related Terms | Find terms related to Falsification: abstractionism | coloring | confabulation | deformation | distortion | equivocation | exaggeration | expressionism | false coloring | false swearing | falsifying | garbling | hyperbole | inaccuracy | injustice | litotes | miscoloring | misconstruction | misdrawing | mispainting | misquotation | misreport | misrepresentation | misstatement | misteaching | nonrealism | overdrawing | overstatement | perjury | perversion | prevarication | slanting | straining | twisting | understatement

See Also | actus reus | confutation | counterexample | deceit | deception | determination | dishonesty | dissembling | dissimulation | distortion | equivocation | evidence | fabrication | finding | forgery | frame-up | grounds | knavery | lying | misconduct | overrefinement | prevarication | reductio | reductio ad absurdum | setup | sophistication | straining | tergiversation | torture | twisting | wrongdoing | wrongful conduct

Falsification In Webster's Dictionary

\Fal`si*fi*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F. falsification.] 1. The act of falsifying, or making false; a counterfeiting; the giving to a thing an appearance of something which it is not. To counterfeit the living image of king in his person exceedeth all falsifications. --Bacon. 2. Willful misstatement or misrepresentation. Extreme necessity . . . forced him upon this bold and violent falsification of the doctrine of the alliance. --Bp. Warburton. 3. (Equity) The showing an item of charge in an account to be wrong. --Story.

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