Origin of fraudulent
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Examples from the Web for fraudulence
Because the original pilot was about investment bankers, “the level of his fraudulence was not as great,” says Korsh.How the Dark and Stylish Drama ‘Suits’ Became USA’s Best Show
March 5, 2014
Both made the most of fraudulence and whatever ultimately vulgar product they could produce.The Big Neverland in the Sky
July 7, 2009
My fraudulence, I was coming to understand, was in a way the truest thing about me.The Night I Joined the Upper Class
May 19, 2009
But her fraudulence is more to be apprehended than her force.
This trade can scarce be called an imposition; it has been so blown upon with exposures; it flaunts its fraudulence so nakedly.Across the Plains
Robert Louis Stevenson
These were not men to take advantage of the impressions they produced, and to gain a subsistence by art and fraudulence.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II
Francis Augustus Cox
The physician sending in this material asked us to send to Lippincotts a pamphlet showing the fraudulence of the Oxydonor.
- acting with or having the intent to deceive
- relating to or proceeding from fraud or dishonest action
Word Origin and History for fraudulence
early 15c., from Middle French fraudulent, from Latin fraudulentus "cheating, deceitful," from fraus (see fraud). Related: Fraudulently.