untruthful

[uhn-trooth-fuh l]

adjective

not truthful; wanting in veracity; diverging from or contrary to the truth; not corresponding with fact or reality.

Nearby words

  1. untroubled,
  2. untrue,
  3. untruss,
  4. untrustworthy,
  5. untruth,
  6. untuck,
  7. untune,
  8. unturned,
  9. untutored,
  10. untwine

Origin of untruthful

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

Related formsun·truth·ful·ly, adverbun·truth·ful·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for untruthful

untruthful

adjective

(of a person) given to lying
diverging from the truth; untrue
Derived Formsuntruthfully, adverbuntruthfulness, noun

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