untruthful

[ uhn-trooth-fuh l ]
/ ʌnˈtruθ fəl /

adjective

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

Origin of untruthful

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

Related forms

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

/ (ʌnˈtruːθfʊl) /

adjective

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

Derived Forms

untruthfully, adverbuntruthfulness, noun
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