Pronunciation : Fal`si*fi*ca"tion Part of Speech : n. Etymology : [Cf. F. falsification.] Definition : 1. 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. Bacon.
2. Willful misstatement or misrepresentation. Extreme necessity . . . forced him upon this bold and violent falsification of the doctrine of the alliance. Bp. Warburton.
Defn: The showing an item of charge in an account to be wrong. Story. Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913