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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fal·si·ty n.;pl. Falsities
 1. The quality of being false; coutrariety or want of conformity to truth.
    Probability does not make any alteration, either in the truth or falsity of things.   --South.
 2. That which is false; falsehood; a lie; a false assertion.
    Men often swallow falsities for truths.   --Sir T. Brown.
 Syn: -- Falsehood; lie; deceit.
 Usage: -- Falsity, Falsehood, Lie. Falsity denotes the state or quality of being false. A falsehood is a false declaration designedly made. A lie is a gross, unblushing falsehood. The falsity of a person's assertion may be proved by the evidence of others and thus the charge of falsehood be fastened upon him.