suggestio falsi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin: suggestiō ‎(suggestion) + falsī (“of a falsehood”, genitive singular form of falsum, “an untruth”, “falsehood”) = “a suggestion of an untruth” ≈ “suggestion of deceit”

Noun[edit]

suggestio falsi ‎(plural suggestiones falsi)

  1. A misrepresentation of the truth brought about by implying a falsehood to be true; a lie of implication. Compare suppressio veri.