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FALSE

The untrue in thought, word, or appearance. What is untrue in thought is logically false. The untrue in written or spoken word is a lie. And the misleading or deceptive in appearance is ontologically false, or false in being, and is the occasion of error in judgment.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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