dishonest, ambiguous, jerry-built, fallacious, honest, illusory, delusory, unreal, illusory, shoddy, dishonorable, unreliable, illusive, delusory, delusive, real, tawdry, cheapjack, misleading.
deceptive (part of speech: adjective)
false (part of speech: adjective)
untruthful (part of speech: adjective)
dishonest (part of speech: adjective)
His eyes, of a pale cold blue, expressed in their ordinary condition a species of deceptive
sadness, which must have had great charms for women.
- "The Lesser Bourgeoisie", Honore de Balzac.
The child recovered, while the deceptive
snake, which will not submit to have its tail saluted even by the airiest of treads, was killed.
- "Tropic Days", E. J. Banfield.
He peered round in the deceptive
moonlight, but could perceive nothing.
- "Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers", Various.