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False vs. Recreant

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Falseadjective

Untrue, not factual, factually incorrect.

Recreantadjective

Having admitted defeat and surrendered; defeated.

Falseadjective

Based on factually incorrect premises.

‘false legislation, false punishment’;

Recreantadjective

Unfaithful to someone, or to one's duties or honour; disloyal, false.

Falseadjective

Spurious, artificial.

‘false teeth’;

Recreantnoun

Somebody who is recreant, who yields in combat; a coward or traitor.

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Falseadjective

(logic) Of a state in Boolean logic that indicates a negative result.

Recreantadjective

Crying for mercy, as a combatant in the trial by battle; yielding; cowardly; mean-spirited; craven.

Falseadjective

Uttering falsehood; dishonest or deceitful.

‘a false witness’;

Recreantadjective

Apostate; false; unfaithful.

‘Who, for so many benefits received,Turned recreant to God, ingrate and false.’;

Falseadjective

Not faithful or loyal, as to obligations, allegiance, vows, etc.; untrue; treacherous.

‘a false friend, lover, or subject;’; ‘false to promises’;

Recreantnoun

One who yields in combat, and begs for mercy; a mean-spirited, cowardly wretch.

‘You are all recreants and dastards!’;

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Falseadjective

Not well founded; not firm or trustworthy; erroneous.

‘a false conclusion;’; ‘a false construction in grammar’;

Recreantnoun

an abject coward

Falseadjective

Not essential or permanent, as parts of a structure which are temporary or supplemental.

Recreantnoun

a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

Falseadjective

(music) Out of tune.

Recreantadjective

having deserted a cause or principle;

‘some provinces had proved recreant’; ‘renegade supporters of the usurper’;

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Falseadverb

Not truly; not honestly; falsely.

Recreantadjective

lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful;

‘the craven fellow turned and ran’; ‘a craven proposal to raise the white flag’; ‘this recreant knight’;

Falsenoun

One of two options on a true-or-false test.

‘The student received a failing grade for circling every true and false on her quiz.’;

Falseadjective

Uttering falsehood; unveracious; given to deceit; dishnest; as, a false witness.

Falseadjective

Not faithful or loyal, as to obligations, allegiance, vows, etc.; untrue; treacherous; perfidious; as, a false friend, lover, or subject; false to promises.

‘I to myself was false, ere thou to me.’;

Falseadjective

Not according with truth or reality; not true; fitted or likely to deceive or disappoint; as, a false statement.

Falseadjective

Not genuine or real; assumed or designed to deceive; counterfeit; hypocritical; as, false tears; false modesty; false colors; false jewelry.

‘False face must hide what the false heart doth know.’;

Falseadjective

Not well founded; not firm or trustworthy; erroneous; as, a false claim; a false conclusion; a false construction in grammar.

‘Whose false foundation waves have swept away.’;

Falseadjective

Not essential or permanent, as parts of a structure which are temporary or supplemental.

Falseadjective

Not in tune.

Falseadverb

Not truly; not honestly; falsely.

Falseverb

To report falsely; to falsify.

Falseverb

To betray; to falsify.

‘[He] hath his truthe falsed in this wise.’;

Falseverb

To mislead by want of truth; to deceive.

‘In his falsed fancy.’;

Falseverb

To feign; to pretend to make.

Falseadjective

not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality;

‘gave false testimony under oath’; ‘false tales of bravery’;

Falseadjective

arising from error;

‘a false assumption’; ‘a mistaken view of the situation’;

Falseadjective

erroneous and usually accidental;

‘a false start’; ‘a false alarm’;

Falseadjective

deliberately deceptive;

‘hollow (or false) promises’; ‘false pretenses’;

Falseadjective

inappropriate to reality or facts;

‘delusive faith in a wonder drug’; ‘delusive expectations’; ‘false hopes’;

Falseadjective

not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article;

‘it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur’; ‘faux pearls’; ‘false teeth’; ‘decorated with imitation palm leaves’; ‘a purse of simulated alligator hide’;

Falseadjective

designed to deceive;

‘a suitcase with a false bottom’;

Falseadjective

inaccurate in pitch;

‘a false (or sour) note’; ‘her singing was off key’;

Falseadjective

adopted in order to deceive;

‘an assumed name’; ‘an assumed cheerfulness’; ‘a fictitious address’; ‘fictive sympathy’; ‘a pretended interest’; ‘a put-on childish voice’; ‘sham modesty’;

Falseadjective

(used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful;

‘a false friend’; ‘when lovers prove untrue’;

Falseadverb

in a disloyal and faithless manner;

‘he behaved treacherously’; ‘his wife played him false’;

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