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.
Willful misstatement or misrepresentation.
Extreme necessity . . . forced him upon this bold and violent falsification of the doctrine of the alliance.
The showing an item of charge in an account to be wrong.
© Webster 1913.