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1. (esp of plants) superficially resembling the species specified
2. Music
a. (of a note, interval, etc.) out of tune
b. (of the interval of a perfect fourth or fifth) decreased by a semitone
c. (of a cadence) interrupted or imperfect


Nonfunctional architectural element; such as a false arch, false attic, false front, false window.


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Although the falseness and clumsiness of Jazz has the ring of truth to it, Weir's inclusion of a tertiary romantic subplot adds nothing to her characterization.
It operates on diligence self-help and cooperation and averse to any falseness hypocrisy and vanity.
I hope that this position of the Spanish government, officially passed by [the Spanish] parliament a few days ago, is sufficiently clear and convincing to refute and reveal the falseness of the claims," Ambassador Peydro said in his letter.
From David Attenborough and those newly born polar bear cubs, via Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood having their first ever critical disagreement over the two contestants (who were not eliminated), to the falseness of Top Gear and its hired mob.
Moran convincingly exposes the falseness of this caricature through sustained exegesis of both celebrated and overlooked passages in Kant's corpus, thereby revealing the centrality of communal flourishing in Kant's moral vision.
Karti said that the two sides have agreed on falseness of the erroneous reports which were circulated lately by some media.
The source stressed that these acts committed by Houthi elements are considered a dangerous escalation and crimes punishable by law disclosing falseness of what they call for in their different media means.
The lawyers requested that their clients be acquitted and that all charges against them be dropped based on the alleged falseness and baselessness of their arrest and the investigations against them.
Both sides of the relationship, if they were being honest, felt its essential falseness.
The video, which seems genuine (unfortunately), proclaims the profound significance of certain slogans, for whose falseness Syrians, Lebanese, Palestinians, and Arabs in general have been paying the price.
The contributors approach perceptions using the "sifters" of history, ethics, cultural studies, law, and social science in such topics as history and journalism and the problem of truth, why journalism has always cast perceptions alongside reality, snapshot aesthetics as journalistic truth, humor and social identity in forwarded e-mail images, the Internet and the battle over citizenship, falseness and less falseness in the anxiety of postmodernism, networked news work, whether the modern trial lacks credibility in the postmodern world, two surveys of department heads on the teaching of statistics to journalism undergraduates, and issues of mass self-communication.
This decree clearly reveals Lebanese officials' disregard for Lebanese women and their rights, as well as the falseness of their claims to uphold a state based on citizenship, rights and the law," a statement issued by the group read.