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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 false·hood /ˈfɔlsˌhʊd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 False·hood n.
 1. Want of truth or accuracy; an untrue assertion or representation; error; misrepresentation; falsity.
    Though it be a lie in the clock, it is but a falsehood in the hand of the dial when pointing at a wrong hour, if rightly following the direction of the wheel which moveth it.   --Fuller.
 2. A deliberate intentional assertion of what is known to be untrue; a departure from moral integrity; a lie.
 3. Treachery; deceit; perfidy; unfaithfulness.
    Betrayed by falsehood of his guard.   --Shak.
 4. A counterfeit; a false appearance; an imposture.
    For his molten image is falsehood.   --Jer. x. 14.
 No falsehood can endure
 Touch of celestial temper.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Falsity; lie; untruth; fiction; fabrication. See Falsity.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a false statement [syn: falsity, untruth, false
           statement] [ant: truth]
      2: the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent
         changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting
         [syn: falsification]