unfact

[ uhn-fakt ]
/ ʌnˈfækt /

noun Informal.

a fabrication that is disseminated as fact.

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Origin of unfact

First recorded in 1885–90; un-1 + fact
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Example sentences from the Web for unfact

  • But the modern spirit with its resolution to sweep away every unfact and mere form is no destroyer.

    Judges and Ruth|Robert A. Watson