Fal`si*fi*ca"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. falsification.]


The act of falsifying, or making false; a counterfeiting; the giving to a thing an appearance of something which it is not.

To counterfeit the living image of king in his person exceedeth all falsifications. Bacon.


Willful misstatement or misrepresentation.

Extreme necessity . . . forced him upon this bold and violent falsification of the doctrine of the alliance. Bp. Warburton.

3. Equity

The showing an item of charge in an account to be wrong.



© Webster 1913.

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