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untrue

un·true

untrue

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn tru
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: factually inaccurate or incorrect; false.
His stories were all untrue.
antonyms:
true, truthful
similar words:
erroneous, false, inaccurate, mendacious, mistaken, wrong
definition 2: lacking loyalty or devotion; not faithful.
It was discovered that he had been untrue to his wife.
antonyms:
true
similar words:
disloyal, unfaithful
definition 3: not level, straight, even, or otherwise exact.
The measurements were untrue.
similar words:
inaccurate
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derivations: untruly (adv.), untrueness (n.)