noun, plural un·truths [uhn-troothz, -trooths]. /ʌnˈtruðz, -ˈtruθs/.
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There’s nothing new about conspiracy theories, disinformation, and untruths in politics.Machine-learning project takes aim at disinformation|MIT Technology Review Insights|May 3, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Every day we tell many small untruths, lies uttered by mutual consent that keep societal interactions civil.We’re constantly fooling ourselves — and that’s (mostly) okay|Katie Hafner|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Looking back, Lowery says, “The on-the-record statements they provided that evening were absolutely untrue and the only reason I was able to keep those untruths out of The Washington Post was because I was there,” says Lowery.Failed prosecution of Iowa reporter was an attack on journalism|Erik Wemple|March 11, 2021|Washington Post
But then people started defending--or minimizing to the point of untruth--the clearly indefensible.
Her words were not simply empty sentiment, or yet another playful untruth.
He was going nuts with frustration in the face of what he considered to be phoniness and untruth.In Vice Presidential Debate, Joe Biden Perfects Art of the Smirk|Lee Siegel|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And then the very fact of celebrity bankrolls its own momentum, creates its own truth out of a card house of untruth.Trump Endorsed Romney Because It Was Like Calling to Like|Lee Siegel|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
By remaining silent about this, it became a convenient untruth!
Yet if there is a measure of untruth in such pretty flatteries, one needs to be superhuman in order to condemn them harshly.
On the other hand it seems to be thought that there are people who are specially fitted to be the victims of untruth.
An untruth is passed over carelessly and the child allowed to cover up its sins without realizing their sinfulness.
And little better in results than telling an untruth is putting the child off till some future time.
You may say so without any risk of telling an untruth; for, on the word of a hunter, I never had such a tough job.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard