To try to find some happy ending, in a way, falsifies, flees from the reality.
The tendency which falsifies judgement in this respect is that of idealisation.
Brother Michael falsifies history as much as he does religion.
I will not quote Bryant literally, because he is an enemy in this war, and falsifies his own precepts.
The event often falsifies our hopes, and we find pain where we had thought to find pleasure.
It substitutes a different self for the old, it falsifies systems of thought and deteriorates systems of life.
Let him who falsifies without shame, be chastised without mercy.
It is the special psychology of leisure and luxury that falsifies life.
Self-consciousness, in many characters that possess it, deflects and falsifies conduct; and so does the dramatic instinct.
In addition to these documents, what did rumor say—rumor, which often falsifies, but sometimes utters truth.
mid-15c., "to prove false," from Middle French falsifier (15c.), from Late Latin falsificare (see falsify). Meaning "to make false" is from c.1500. Earlier verb was simply falsen (c.1200). Related: Falsified; falsifying.