Falsism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Falsism That which is evidently false; an assertion or statement the falsity of which is plainly apparent; -- opposed to truism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n falsism A clear or self-evident falsity; a statement or assertion the falsity of which is plainly apparent: opposed to truism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Falsism a self-evident falsity
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. fals (mod. faux)—L. falsus, pa.p. of fallĕre, to deceive.