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falsification

 [fawl″sĭ-fĭ-ka´shun]
a deliberate misstatement or misrepresentation.
retrospective falsification unconscious distortion of memories of past experiences to conform to present emotional needs.

fal·si·fi·ca·tion

(fawl'si-fi-kā'shŭn),
The deliberate act of misrepresentation so as to deceive. See: Munchausen syndrome.
[L. falsus, false, + facio, to make]

falsification

/fal·si·fi·ca·tion/ (fawl″sĭ-fĭ-ka´shun) lying.
retrospective falsification  unconscious distortion of past experiences to conform to present emotional needs.

fal·si·fi·ca·tion

(fawl'si-fi-kā'shŭn)
The deliberate act of misrepresentation so as to deceive.
[L. falsus, false, + facio, to make]

fal·si·fi·ca·tion

(fawl'si-fi-kā'shŭn)
Deliberate act of misrepresentation so as to deceive.
[L. falsus, false, + facio, to make]

falsification

a deliberate misstatement or misrepresentation.
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