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English noun: falsification

1. falsification (cognition) any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something


Synonymsdisproof, refutation


Broader (hypernym)evidence, grounds


Narrower (hyponym)confutation, counterexample, reductio, reductio ad absurdum

2. falsification (act) a willful perversion of facts


Synonymsmisrepresentation


Broader (hypernym)actus reus, misconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct


Narrower (hyponym)deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation, distortion, equivocation, fabrication, lying, overrefinement, prevarication, straining, tergiversation, torture, twisting

3. falsification (act) the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting


Synonymsfalsehood


Broader (hypernym)dishonesty, knavery


Narrower (hyponym)forgery, frame-up, setup, sophistication

4. falsification (act) the act of determining that something is false


Synonymsdisproof, falsifying, refutal, refutation


Broader (hypernym)determination, finding









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