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untruthful

[ uhn-trooth-fuhl ]
/ ʌnˈtruθ fəl /
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adjective
not truthful; wanting in veracity; diverging from or contrary to the truth; not corresponding with fact or reality.
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Origin of untruthful

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at un-1, truthful

OTHER WORDS FROM untruthful

un·truth·ful·ly, adverbun·truth·ful·ness, noun

Words nearby untruthful

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British Dictionary definitions for untruthful

untruthful
/ (ʌnˈtruːθfʊl) /

adjective
(of a person) given to lying
diverging from the truth; untrue

Derived forms of untruthful

untruthfully, adverbuntruthfulness, noun
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