suppressio veri

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin: suppressiō ‎(a pressing down”, “suppression) + vērī (“of reality”, genitive singular form of vērum, “reality”, “fact”) = “a pressing down of reality” ≈ “suppression of the truth”

Noun[edit]

suppressio veri ‎(plural suppressiones veri)

  1. A misrepresentation of the truth by the omission or suppression of certain key facts; a lie of omission. Compare suggestio falsi.