Falsely vs Untruthfully - What's the difference?

falsely | untruthfully |


As adverbs the difference between falsely and untruthfully

is that falsely is in a false manner while untruthfully is in an untruthful manner; falsely.

falsely

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a false manner.
  • He protested his innocence to the end, claiming he had been falsely charged and convicted.
  • * 1910 , "PRINCETON'S GRADUATE COLLEGE; Issues a Denial [....]", in New York Times , Feb 4, 1910
  • This could not be more falsely stated.
  • * 1989 , "Why Kill A Pollster?", in Washington Post , Dec 9, 1989
  • Our insensitive laughter echoes even more falsely now.
  • * 2003 , "Wordsworthian Southey: the fashioning of a reputation.", Wordsworth Circle , Jan 1, 2003
  • And on none of them does the name ring more falsely than on Robert Southey.

    untruthfully

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In an untruthful manner; falsely.