Falsism Fals"ism, n. That which is evidently false; an assertion or statement the falsity of which is plainly apparent; -- opposed to truism. [1913 Webster]

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  • falsism — falsˈism noun A self evident falsity • • • Main Entry: ↑false …   Useful english dictionary

  • Truism — Tru ism, n. [From {True}.] An undoubted or self evident truth; a statement which is pliantly true; a proposition needing no proof or argument; opposed to falsism. [1913 Webster] Trifling truisms clothed in great, swelling words. J. P. Smith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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